Carter F. Stransky
1950 - 2020
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Carter Franklin Stransky was born on December 18th, 1950 in Fremont, Nebraska. He passed away on the morning of May 25th, 2020 at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. Carter was honored to serve as a Sargent in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He then went on to work at The Desert Inn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas as a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 720. Sarge was also a proud member of the Black Patch Motorcycle Club, the Eagle Riders, and the Patriot Guard Riders. Carter was preceded in death by his loving Wife, Sandy, in August of 2010. He leaves behind his Daughters Callie Rees and Autumn Halsey, Grandsons Julian Llulla and David Carter Rees, Brother Theodore Stransky, and his Mother Beverly Doyle. Services are pending. at Veteran's Memorial Cemetary, 1900 Veterans Memorial Dr, Boulder City, NV, 89005,



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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on May 31, 2020.
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June 27, 2020
Rest In Peace my fellow brother it was an honor to know you and work with you.
Benjamin Bex
June 10, 2020
I met Carter at the Hacienda in the early 80's when I worked with Sandy. In 1995 I had the pleasure of working with Carter at the Desert Inn until it closed in 2000. I am grateful and feel blessed to have been a part of their lives. May peace be with you Michaele Bunata
Michaele Bunata
Friend
June 5, 2020
We worked together for a while and he was great stagehand and IATSE #720 member. I will miss his gravelly voice and humor. RIP Carter!
Ted Powell
Coworker
June 4, 2020
I'm so sorry to read this. We haven't seen each other in at least 45 plus years but we were friends at Valley High School and we lived in the same neighborhood. I used to come over to your apartment and I wrote to you when you were in Vietnam. I'm sure I have your letters still. You were a really nice guy and I'm sorry you're gone . RIP. Condolences to your family and friends.
Michele Truell
Friend
June 3, 2020
Carter and I hung out a lot in High School(Valley) for years. We partied hard and enjoyed life. When Uncle Sam decided to draft us, Carter enlisted in the Air Force and I became a draft dodger. We joked about how he became a radio operator and they put him on the ground to tell the planes where to go. Carter was a great guy and a great friend. Sad to hear of his passing.
BILL YOUNG
Friend
June 3, 2020
Carter loved his family and was so proud of his children. May you feel his presence watching over you now.
I can remember when we were kids staying at Grandma Bea and Grandpa Kenny's house. Carter was always ready to keep us laughing and in trouble. I've always loved my cousin Carter. Knowing he was a good man and was loved by others brings me and, I hope you, a sense of peace.
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Paula (Henkel) Block
Family
June 2, 2020
My sincere condolences to Carters loving family. I have very fond memories of Carter from our days at J.C. Fremont Jr. High School in Las Vegas. He played tuba in the band and I played violin in orchestra! Together we attended the Beatles concert at the Convention Center, of course you couldnt hear anything except for the screaming! His heart was pure gold, as all who knew him will agree. Prayers for love and strength to all.
Lorna Hill
Friend
June 1, 2020
I'll always remember working with Carter and enjoying his sense of humor. He'll be missed by all his friends and family. My heart goes out his family. Rest In Peace my friend.
Carlos Porrata
Coworker
June 1, 2020
Carter, you were a great influence on me as I began in the AV industry in the late '90s. You showed me how to have high standards while simultaneously showing patience and kindness. Rest in peace, friend.
Wade Hamilton
Coworker
June 1, 2020
Carter was a dedicated and loyal union member. Rest Peacefully Brother.
Judy Staresinic
Coworker
May 31, 2020
I'm gonna miss you, ya Cranky ol' Confederate...
Lisa Coffey
Friend
May 31, 2020
I've often thought that I want to be remembered as a good guy. Carter, was a REALLY GREAT GUY! I always looked forward to working with Carter! He was ALWAYS competent, reliable and more than willing to help others! He is one of the very few that Truely will be missed!!!!
Dan Wertsbaugh
Coworker
May 31, 2020
That was a VERY GOOD Man right there!!
Robert Zoucha
Friend
May 31, 2020
I missed seeing your smiling/grumpy face after the Credit Union closed!! Now you get to be with your lovely wife❤ Love and light to you and your family.
Keelie
Friend
May 31, 2020
We love you Dad. Thank you for raising me, for loving me, and for always being there for me when I needed you. I miss you more than you could ever imagine.
Callie Rees
Daughter
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