Betty Jean Stritesky, 77, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at St. Lukes Hospital. Services were held Oct. 17 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, with burial in Czech National Cemetery.
Betty was born May 20, 1935, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Louis and Angeline (Asenbrener) Stritesky. Betty was a caregiver many years for her parents and siblings. Betty took pride in maintaining her home and her Czech heritage.
Local survivors include Betty is survived by her sister-in-law Peg Stritesky of Iowa City; four nieces Julie (Ron) Siepker of Manson, Lisa (Wade) Niewoehner of Manson, Pam (Brian) Worden of Iowa City and Kim Stritesky of Hiawatha; great-nieces and nephews Adam and Jacob Siepker, Ella and Lydia Niewoehner, and McKenzee Worden, as well as her cousins.
A memorial fund has been established in her name.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com .