Mrs. Sophie Richter, 93, of Flatonia passed away
September 23, 2009. Sophie was born Dec. 12, 1915 in Flatonia to John J.
Okruhlik and Anna Jasek Okruhlik.
She was a seamstress for a department store, a
member of St. Gregory Catholic Church in Houston, a Catholic Daughter member,
and a member of KJZT and the Altar Society.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands -
#1- Joe Vana, #2- William Richter; and 1 grandchild. Survivors include two
daughters - Vicky Oakes of Spring and Mary Elizabeth Richter of Houston; 1
brother - Anton Okruhlik of Flatonia; 2 sisters - Stazy Hajek of Praha and
Sister Rose Okruhlik of Naperville, Ill; eight grandchildren and numerous great
Rosary was held on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009 at 12:30
pm at the St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Edward Bartsch
officiating. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery in Praha. Services
were provided by Smith Funeral Home of Flatonia
transcribed from The Flatonia Argus,