Ethel (Kay) O’Krakel, 78 of Caldwell, passed peacefully Friday, April 23, 2021 at home. Kay was surrounded by her family following a bout with cancer.
Kay was born in Portland, Oregon to Harold and Iris Schmitz. She graduated from Grandview High School, known as Kay Bartl. Married to Carl D. O’Krakel of 51 years.
Kay enjoyed many years of bowling on leagues, making many friends along the way. She cherished time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She leaves behind two brothers; two sisters; two sons, Hank (wife Sharla), Stan (wife Daniela); daughter, Sonya; five grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
No service has been planned per her wishes. The family would like to thank everyone for their support and encouragement. Family and friends cherished and loved her. She will be deeply missed.
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