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Nettie "Chris" Sczesniak


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Nettie "Chris" Sczesniak Obituary
December 29, 1935 - March 24, 2016 Nettie "Chris" Sczesniak passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. She was born at home in McAlester, Oklahoma to Francis and Nora (nee Smith) Rollings. She had 2 older Brothers. The family moved to Northern Calif. when she was 5 yrs. old where she grew up in Gilroy. After Graduation she married and had 3 daughters. In the mid-fifties her family relocated to the Los Angeles area. She was married to Raymond Sczesniak, Sr. on April 24, 1965 in Las Vegas, NV. Ray had an adult son, Ray Jr from his previous marriage. They were married until Ray, Sr.'s death in 2012. They owned 2 businesses as partners and worked together until their retirement in 2008. Chris was active in the Mar Vista and Culver City Womens Clubs for several years, having served as president in each club. Ray and Chris traveled the U.S. exstensively in association with their businesses. Chris is survived by her three daughters: Susan Zarbock, Linda Kelley and Geri Woods and her stepson Ray Jr. (Emma), seven grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Ray, her parents (Francis and Nora), both her brothers(James and Ernest) and grandsons (Christian Hammett, Axel Petterson and Zachary Green). Services will be held at Gates, Kingsley and Gates of Culver City on Monday, May 2, 2016. Viewing and visitation will be at 1:00 p.m., memorial service to follow at 2:00 p.m. Dr Carl Davis will be officiating, Gathering with light refreshments, provided by Culver City Womens Club to follow service. Final resting place to be in Blanco Cemetary, McAlester, OK.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on May 1, 2016
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