OBIT: Emma Branecky Vrana
EMMA VRANAPRAHA - Emma Vrana, age 87, of Praha, passed away Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. Mrs. Vrana was born Feb. 3, 1922, in Flatonia, to Edward Branecky and Mary Sandera Branecky. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Praha, a lifetime member of Young Farmers, and a school custodian for many years.
Mrs. Vrana is survived by four sons: Charlie Vrana Jr. and wife Carol of Flatonia, Johnny Vrana and wife Malisia of North Richland Hills, Bonaventure and wife Sharon of Flatonia, and Randy Vrana and wife Sian of Fort Worth; three daughters: Bernice Pokluda and husband Alphonse of Schulenburg, Helen Schaefer and husband Robert of Flatonia, and Irene Bartek and spouse J.D. of Flatonia; two brothers: Frank Branecky of Flatonia and Joe Branecky of Seguin; two sisters: Lillie Holubec of Bryan and Pauline Klesel of Richmond; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charlie Vrana Sr.; son, Leroy Vrana; two granddaughters, Marica Pokluda and Allison Vrana; one great-grandson, Caleb Vrana; and two sisters, Cecilia Vrana and Agnes Hajek.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Praha. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Praha with Rev. Joe Hybner and Rev. Edward Bartsch officating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home-Flatonia, 128 E. 5th St., Flatonia, TX 78941, 361-865-3311.Published in Victoria Advocate on December 2, 2009