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Dr. Stephen A. Trana

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Dr. Stephen A. Trana, 61, of Monticello, Ark., died Nov. 30, 2008. He was born in Dearborn, Mich., Feb. 8, 1947, the son of Gordon and Alma Trana. He was a professor of music at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, Ark.

He is survived by: his wife, Carol Michael Trana; his daughter, Rachel Trana, of Chicago, Ill.; his son Ethan Trana of Los Angeles, Calif.; his brother-in-law, Samuel Michael of Monticello; his parents, Gordon and Alma Trana of Cherokee Village, Ark.; his sister, Karen Starr, and husband Chris of Warrenville, Ill.; his sister-in-law, Shirlee McDaniel and husband, Ron of Houston, Texas; and five nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by: a nephew, Christian Jensen Starr.

Memorial services were Dec. 5 at First United Methodist Church of Monticello with Rev. Bill Eason and Rev. Ed Wyers officiating. Memorials may be made to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Little Rock; the CARTI Foundation, Little Rock; Drew Memorial Hospital, Monticello; First United Methodist Church Monticello; Drew County Developmental Disabilities Council Inc., Monticello.