|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1929|
|Death: ||Apr. 2, 2006|
Gladys Mae Benda, 77 of Yukon, OK died April 2, 2006. Gladys was born January 21, 1929 in Oklahoma City to Joe and Emily Straka. She married Stanley A. Benda on April 10, 1949. Gladys loved to dance at Czech Hall where she made many friends. She was very proud of her Czech Heritage and her life on the farm. Hobbies included walking her dogs, tending flowers and doing aerobics. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother (Babi). Gladys was preceded in death by her parents and one brother Glen Straka. Survivors include her husband of 56 years Stanley, two sons Steve Benda and wife Carolyn of Yukon, Billy Benda and his wife Kathy of Arlington, TX, one daughter Donna Hale and husband Freddy of Weatherford, OK. Also eight grandchildren and one brother Bill Straka and wife Toni of Santa Barbara, CA. sister-in-law Barbara Straka and many nephews and nieces. She will never be forgotten for her zest for life and love of her family. Services will be held in The Chapel of the Good Shepherd at McNeil's Mustang Funeral Service on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at 2pm, interment following at Czech National Cemetery in Oklahoma City. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Yukon Czech Hall, 215 N. Czech Hall Road, Yukon, OK 73099.
Published in The Oklahoman on 4/4/2006.
Stanley A. Benda (1920 - 2013)*
Czech National Cemetery
Created by: Phil & Donna Whitaker
Record added: Apr 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13907108
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