Lillian Dee Traber, 75, passed away on February 16, 2013. She worked for over fifty years at UTMB as a nurse, laboratory supervisor and researcher. Born in Runge, TX, she graduated from Karnes City High School and Baptist Memorial School of Nursing.
Mrs. Traber was preceded in death by her parents, Ollie and Ruth Knight; one brother and five sisters; her husband, Dr. Daniel Lee Traber, and their son, Kurt Anderson Traber. She is survived by her son, Daniel Stephen, and his wife, Julia; her sister, Anna Ryan; and brother, Kenneth Knight.
Mrs. Traber’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Friday, February 22nd, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am, Saturday, February 23rd, at Sacred Heart Church with Father John Taosan as Celebrant. Entombment will follow the service at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, a gift to the Daniel L. and Lillian D. Traber Memorial Fund is preferred, and may be sent to UTMB, Office of Development, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-0148.