Charlene Ann Kresen


HOUSTON, Texas [mdash] Charlene Ann McKee Kresen, 76, born April 5, 1943, in Butler, Pennsylvania, to Charles and Twila (Albert) McKee, passed away June 6, 2019, at her home with her sister and children after a brave battle with cancer.
Charlene graduated from Butler High School in Butler, Pennsylvania, in 1961 and from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1964. She worked at St. John's in Anderson, Indiana, for 28 years in addition to numerous other hospitals and facilities in Pennsylvania, Arizona, and Texas. She was a member of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Houston, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Margaret "Peggy" Fink.
She is survived by her children, David Paul Theis (Michelle Pair) of Alameda, California, and Shelly Annette Konieczny (Donald) of Houston; sister, Susan Harless (Mark) of Pendleton, Indiana; her grandchildren, Evan Joseph, Emily, Anna Claire, Grace Caitilin, Grant Charles.
Charlene was known by many and a friend to all. She especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and grand-dog. She will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at, or through the mail at 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.
Memorial services will be held at Brookside Funeral Home-Cypress Creek, 9149 Highway 6N, Houston, TX 77095 on June 22.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. followed by a reception until 5 p.m.
Published on June 11, 2019
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Shelly Konieczny
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