Karren Stratton

Jun 26, 1932 - Aug 3, 2017


Karren Leroy “Bud” Stratton was born June 26, 1932 in Sacramento, CA, and passed away August 3, 2017 in Hughson, CA at the age of 85. He is greatly missed by his wife of 66 years, Willette. He is survived by his children Steven, Karren, Carol and Sandy. He is remembered by his 20 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren, and by his sister Nancy Burnham. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Nannie and Leroy Stratton, and sisters Vada Crabbe, Ila Metcalf, and Evelyn Fisher.
Bud grew up in Sacramento, where he met the love of his life, Willette, when they attended Sacramento High School. He joined the Air Force, and served his country. Bud worked for Addressograph-Multigraph as a Printing Equipment Mechanical Manager for 32 years. He was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in many callings. His most important and most cherished calling was that of husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Above all he loved his family.
Services will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 10:00am at the Florin Ward building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 8580 Florin Road, Sacramento, CA. A private burial will be held.


  • Jessica Harston says:

    Our condolences to your sweet family during this difficult time. From all of the Staff at East Lawn

  • Harriet says:

    Now I know where your amazing you came from. I’m happy his legacy is being carried on with you. It’s very difficult to loose a parent but with that, then you know how important you are as a parent. Love you and thinking of all of you.

  • Sherri Densmore Bachmann says:

    My deepest condolences to you and your family… what I remember was he was such a gentle soul

  • Linda/Jim Sevy says:

    Sorry for your loss. I know Bro Stratton will be waiting to greet all his family as they pass on. May peace be with you.

  • Judy says:

    So very sorry for this notice but how wonderful that you had some real, caring time with him so recently. Thinking of you…

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