The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001345277-01
Funeral Notices


Surrounded by her family, Zdenka Lau (79), a resident of Henderson, Nevada, passed peacefully at home on Monday, September 27, 2021. Zdenka was born in Zagreb, Croatia and immigrated to the United States in 1949, settling in Canton, Ohio.
As an adult, Zdenka moved west to California where she met her beloved husband Richard. In 1981, the family moved to Hawaii, where she worked at Straub Hospital. Zdenka enjoyed traveling the world with Richard and was a beloved friend to many.
Zdenka is survived by her husband Richard; children: Anthony (Mandy) Lau and Christine (Brian) Porterfield; eight grandchildren: Ellerie, Maddie, Dylan, Gavin, Weston, Owen, Mia, and Elisabeth; her mother Ivanka Kramanak and brother John Kramanak.