obit: Sophie Trojan
Mrs. Sophie Trojan of La Grange was found dead at her home Friday afternoon. She was 75 and a former resident of Columbus, having lived in La Grange the past 5 years. Justice of the Peace A. V. Smith held the inquest and returned a coroner’s verdict of natural death. It is presumed that Mrs. Trojan died about Dec. 18.
Funeral services were held at St. Anthony’s Catholic church at 2 p.m. Monday, with Rev. Patrick Palmer officiating. Interment was in St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery. Rosary was recited at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Henneke Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Trojan was born in San Antonio Sept. 2, 1897.
Surviving are 2 sons, Joe B. Trojan Sr. of Columbus and Laurence Trojan of Auburn, Neb.; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Danny Krueger, Ray Mangum, Leroy Janda, Daniel Berger, Stan Theut and M. A. Miller.
Henneke Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Colorado County Citizen, January 11, 1973
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis