Grace Straka

 Grace Doris Straka was born in Victoria, British Columbia, on July 28, 1925, to Thomas and Wynifred Earl. She went to be with the Lord on July 17, 2019.

  Grace is survived by her sister, Wynifred Exley; daughters Patricia Judd, JoAnne Mueller and Gerri (Gary) Hauser; son Anthony Straka; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

  Grace was preceded in death by her husband, George Straka; daughters Georgette Hadeen and Wendy Straka; granddaughter Tamara Hadeen; and siblings Jim Earl, Thomasina Begin, Tom Earl and Dan Earl.

  Grace and George Straka were married on May 1, 1946. in Chilliwack, B.C. They moved to Sumas, where Grace was a resident for 70 years before moving to Auburn, where she passed away.

  Grace loved her family, adventurous travel and all the children she worked with at the school in Sumas.

  A mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 26, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 205 12th St. in Lynden.