obit: Alton Leo Sokol
Alton Leo Sokol
Born on Aug. 18, 1926
ALTON LEO SOKOL
YOAKUM - Alton Leo Sokol, age 86, passed away surrounded by his family, Monday, November 19, 2012. He was born August 18, 1926, in Schulenburg, Tx. to the late Adolph and Julia Kellner Sokol.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Alton worked at Western Auto, Elo's Grocery, Stanley's Grocery, and was a worker for the Knights of Columbus bingo, benefiting St. Joseph's school. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, dominoes, and bingo.
Survivors: wife of 66 years, Evelyn Mitchon Sokol, daughters; Lorene Roznovsky and husband Jimmie of Ganado, Anna Migl and husband Jimmy of Austin, son; Bob Sokol and wife Cali of Seabrook; grandchildren: Michael Roznovsky, Thomas Roznovsky, Larry Migl, Jeff Migl, Scott Migl, Sarah Sokol, Christopher Sokol, Valia Gazis; great-grandchildren: Trace and Asher Roznovsky, Alexandra and L.P. Migl.
He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters: Adela Schoener and Hilda Hollas, brothers: George, Herbert, Alfred, and Julius Sokol, and grandson Chuck Roznovsky.
Rosary will be recited at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home at 7 p.m., Friday. Funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with Rev. Matthew Huehlefeld officiating. Internment to follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren.
Memorials contributions may be made to St. Joseph Endowment Fund.
Special thanks to Yoakum Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Lambert, and staff at Yoakum Community Hospital, and Accolade Hospice, for their compassionate care. Thanks to Father Huehlefeld who has been a endless source of spiritual comfort to our family.
On-line guest book may be signed at www.thielecooper.com.
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum 361-293-5656.
Victoria Advocate, November 21, 2012