Brenda J. Kareklas (nee Tiernan) – passed away February 1, 2013.
Beloved wife of George J. Kareklas. Dear mother of Lance and Ryan Steele, Jordan, Alexander and Nicholas Kareklas. Loving grandmother of Anna, Eden, Tyler and Ashlynn Steele. Devoted sister of Steve Tiernan, Thomas Tiernan, Doug Tiernan, Lisa Martin, Mark Tiernan and Kathleen Dooley. Preceded in death by parents Leo and Vivian Tiernan and grandson Ayden Steele. She served 4 years in the Air Force and continued her career in Air Force Reserves until her retirement. She was actively deployed and served in Desert Storm. She loved her family, her three companions, Rocky, Jack and Dahlie and most of all, life itself.
Friends may call at the JERRY SPEARS FUNERAL HOME WITH CREMATORY, 2693 W. Broad St. Columbus, OH on Tuesday from 5 to 7pm. Funeral Service at Jerry Spears Funeral Home with Crematory Tuesday February 5, 2013 at 7pm. Rev. Mike Breidenbaugh officiating. Family suggests memorial contributions to the Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Dr. Columbus, OH 43214. Inurnment Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Kingwood Memorial Park. www.jerryspearsfh.com