Originally created 06/02/06

Leona Kratochvil (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Leona Kratochvil, age 89, entered into rest on June 1, 2006 at Kentwood Nursing Facility, Augusta, GA. She was born in Monessen, PA; the daughter of the late Esaia and Alessandrina D'Alfonso. She was preceded in death by her husband, Miles Kratochvil, 1985; sister Josephine Powlowsky and brothers Samuel and Jeno D'Alfonso. Survivors include, daughter, Rita Zange (Thomas), Augusta, GA; son, Miles Dale Kratochvil (Cheryl), Charleston, AR; grandchildren, David Zange (Lorie), Martinez, GA, Taryn Zange, Columbia, SC, Amy Zange, Beaufort, SC, Alyssa Kratochvil, Charleston, AR; great-grandchildren, Mason, Evan and Kayla Zange; sister, Valia Ray, Monessen, PA and Mildred Podwika, Charleroi, PA; special niece, Karen Lewitsky, Monessen, PA and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at: 10:45 am, on Saturday, June 3, 2006 from the Chapel of Belle Vernon Memorial Gardens, Belle Vernon, PA. The family will receive friends from 9:00 until 10:30 am on Saturday at the Parzynski Funeral Home, Belle Vernon, PA. The family would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to the dedicated staff of Kentwood Nursing facility for the care and compassion given to Mrs. Kratochvil. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-June 2, 2006