She was born July 18, 1962 to parents Shirley and Norman Stradling Sr. She is survived by her children Revae and her husband Shon Vander, Chelsea Winter and Gage Winter; father Norman and step-mother Brigitte Stradling; mother Shirley and step-father Jim Hawkins; brothers Norman Jr., and Charles and sister Dee Cook; as well as her nieces and nephews and her beloved dogs Sadie, Winston and Mieko.
Tera worked at Northern Quest Casino since its opening 12 years ago and was loved by all of her co-workers.
She warmed any room with her laughter and smile.
Tera enjoyed doing charitable work both through her work and the community of Airway Heights.
Among her favorite things were her collection of lighthouses and the Seattle Mariners.
Visitation will be Wednesday 10-5PM at Heritage and a Funeral Service 2PM Thursday December 27, 2012 at Heritage Chapel.