obit: John Vrana
ENNIS, Texas.-- John Vrana, 76-year-old retired farmer, died Thursday at his home on Route 3, Ennis. He had been ill several years.
He was born in what is now Czechoslovakia, but lived in and near Ennis since infancy. He was marrried to Miss Josephine Kolarik here in 1900.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, John Vrana and Joe Vrana, both of Ennis; eight daughters, Mrs. Ernest Hemny, Mrs. Will Prachyl, Mrs. Leo Prachyl, Mrs. John Maliska, Mrs. Joe Spaniel, Mrs. Joe Svehlak and Mrs. John Kubin of Ennis and Mrs. John Vrla of Dallas; a brother, Frank Vrana of Ennis; 48 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Dallas Morning News, March 23, 1956
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis