Kana, Clara (Kloesel)


Clara (Kloesel) Kana, 92, of Houston and formerly of LaGrange, passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at Park Manor Westchase in Houston.

Clara was born in Dubina, Texas on November 4, 1917, the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Kainer) Kloesel. She married Jerry August Kana on September 23, 1940 in Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Burch and husband William of Houston; two grandchildren, Lisa Ritchey of Houston and Brian Ritchey and wife Christy of Hockley; great grandchild Braden Ritchey of Hockley; step grandchildren William Burch of San Diego, CA and Cyndie McNamee of Houston; and three step great grandchildren.

Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry and thirteen brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be held Monday, August 30th, from 10:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home in La Grange. Family will receive friends beginning at 5:00 p.m. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn with Monsignor Stanley Petru and Deacon John McCourt officiating. Interment will follow in the Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home, 208 W. Pearl Street, La Grange, Texas.

Source: Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home