November 23, 1921 – May 24, 2014
Katheryn Prelas 92, born November 23, 1921 in Popovaca (Popovača) Yugoslavia to Mark and Anna Beck, passed away May 24, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband George; sisters Jelica Beck, Dragica Zingman; brothers Alojz Beck and Stefan Beck. Katheryn is survived by her sister, Inga Galunic; daughter, Ines; son, Mark (Rose Roberts); grandchildren Natalia (David Wiggins-Prelas), Alexander and many beloved nieces, nephews and loving friends. Katheryn volunteered at the Soup Kitchen and was active in the Marian Affiliates, The International Club, and enjoyed teaching Croatian language class. She was a friend and nurse to all who needed her. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to School of Health Sciences. Occupational and Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. 65211. A Rosary will be held at 7pm, Thursday, May 29, 2014 and Mass 10:30am Friday, May 30, 2014 both at the Shrine of St. Therese, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of George McCarthy Funeral Home.