Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Strains in:
 • Calvary Catholic Cemetery
 • Galveston
 • Galveston County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Karen Kay Koch Strain
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 31, 1946
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA
Death: May 18, 2010
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA

Karen Kay Strain age 63 of Galveston entered eternal rest Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at John Sealy
Hospital in Galveston. Funeral Mass is 10:00am Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Father John
Paul Flajole, OFM celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Galveston under the direction of Carnes
Brothers Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at the funeral home with a rosary to be
held at 6:30pm.
Karen was born December 31, 1946 in Galveston, Texas to James W. Koch and Geraldine Gaidry Koch. She was
a 1965 graduate of Ball High School and was employed at the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers in Galveston with over 25
years of service. She enjoyed time spent with family; close friends and time at her home in Galveston. Karen was a
faithful member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Preceded in death by parents, survivors include daughter, Shelley Strain-Salisbury and husband Blinn
Salisbury, III of Westminster, Maryland; son, Brook J. Strain and Marla Santini of Kemah; sister, Diane Aymes of
Galveston; grandchildren, Savana Cardwell-Strain of Texas City, Danielle Gonzales and David Gonzales both of
Westminster, Maryland; former son in law, Daniel Gonzales of Galveston; nieces and nephew, Melissa Aymes and
Rodney Garza, Meagan Garza and Aaron Garza; numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers are Daniel Gonzales, David Gonzales, Aaron Garza, Brook Strain and Loyd Sorrow, Jr. Honorary
pallbearer is Rodney Garza. The family would like to thank the staff of MICU and the Emergency room for their special
attention given to mother during her illness.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Geraldine Louise Koch (1923 - 1995)
 
Burial:
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Gunnels
Record added: May 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52644250
Karen Kay <i>Koch</i> Strain
Added by: Gunnels
 
Karen Kay <i>Koch</i> Strain
Added by: Gunnels
 
Karen Kay <i>Koch</i> Strain
Added by: Maria Dehner-Dill
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Gunnels
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014

- H M G
 Added: Jan. 13, 2014
Thinking of you today, Karen. RIP
- H M G
 Added: Feb. 7, 2012
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service