OBIT: Milton Frank Vrla, Sr.
Milton Frank Vrla, Sr.
(July 11, 1920 - December 30, 2008)
Mr. Milton Vrla, Sr., 88, passed away December 30, 2008 at Ennis
Regional Medical Center in Ennis.
Milton was born July 11, 1920 in Creechville, Texas the son of Frank
Leonard Vrla, Sr. and Albina Kouba Vrla. He was reared in Creechville
and Dallas and attended high school in Dallas. September 28, 1940, he
was married to Albina Ozymy and they made their home in Dallas. They
resided in Dallas until 2000 when they returned to Ennis. Milton was
employed by Winston Ironcraft and North American Aviation. He owned
Seagoville Sand and Gravel and Milton's Equipment and Repair. He held
memberships in SPJST Lodge 130 (Dallas), WFLA, KJT, Dallas Czech
Club, P.O.L.K.of A., and the Dallas Czech Singers. He held several
positions with the SPJST Lodge 130 and WFLA.
Milton is survived by his devoted and loving wife, Albina Ozymy Vrla;
one son, Milton Frank Vrla, Jr. and his wife, Brenda, of Ennis; two
daughters: Deanna Marie Houpy and her husband, Jerry, of Dallas and
Shirley Annette Vrla, and her husband, Donald Markus, of Houston; one
step-sister, Georgia Vrla Allums, of Bedford; eight grandchildren and
five great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Mary Vrla
Plasek; brother, Raymond Vrla; step-brothers: Frank L. Vrla, Jr. and
Emil Vrla and step-sister, Libbie Vrla Mageors.
Rosary will be Friday, January 2, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in the Keever
Chapel. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday,
January 3, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church. Interment
will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, under the direction of J. E. Keever
Mortuary, Inc. Pallbearers: Raymond Faraizl, Brent Vrla, Kenneth
Moore, Michael W. Houpy, Gregory W. Houpy and David Raymond Markus.
Honorary: Lisa-Marie Houpy Penland, Andrew George Markus, Catherine
N. Markus and Brittany Vrla Moore.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.