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Nora Staben

Obituary for Nora Staben

August 15, 1932 - April 4, 2018
Austin, Texas | Age 85


Nora Staben died peacefully on April 4, 2018 in Austin, Texas at the age of 85. Nora is survived by her children: Juan Hector, Nora and Cecilia as well as grandchildren Roberto, Larissa and Brett.

Nora was born on August 15, 1932 in El Salvador. She graduated from Sagrado Corazon High School. She studied social work in El Salvador and received a Master's degree in Social Work from St. Louis University in Missouri. During her career, Nora worked at Hospital Rosales in El Salvador; De Paul Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri; and the United Nations Fund for Population Activities in El Salvador and Belize.

Nora had a strong faith and dedicated her life to helping others. She took great pride in volunteering at her church and civic groups. She was an avid reader and loyal member of "Las Tortugas," where she made many lifetime friendships. Nora had a great love for cooking and teaching her daughters and granddaughter how to fix various recipes.

She also taught cooking lessons to supplement family income and wrote a cookbook. She enjoyed traveling and during her life she visited many countries, including Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Mexico, Spain, France, Italy, England, Switzerland and Russia. Nora's love, kind and generous spirit, and her strong commitment to her family will be
missed every day.

A rosary service is scheduled for 7 pm on April 7th at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home.

The family wishes to thank the very thoughtful and loving care provided by staff at Seton Hospital and all the dear family and friends who have reached out with their thoughts and prayers.

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Austin, TX 78705
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