obit: Alosia Mitchan
Mrs. Alosia Mitchan, 72, of Portland, died at the home of a daughter in Portland at 9:20 p.m. Thursday.
Born in Czechoslovakia, she came to this country at the age of seven. She had lived in Portland for the past four years. She was a member of the Saint Cyril and Methodius Church.
Survivors include her husband, August Mitchan of Dubina, Texas; five sons, Emil of Corpus Christi, Albert of Cameron, Cyrill of Schulenburg, August, Jr. of San Antonio, and Robert Mitchan of Baytown; three daughters, Mrs. Angelia Schuerer and Mrs. Bessie Bordovsky, both of Houston, and Mrs. A. W. Strathman of Portland; two brothers; one sister; 23 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Rosary will be recited at 8 o'clock tonight at Cage-Mills Funeral Home. The body will be taken to Weimar, Texas.
Funeral services and burial will be held Monday at Dubina. Cage-Mills Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Corpus Christi Times, Friday, February 16, 1951
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis