Emilie Vrana, 93, of Taylor, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020.
Emilie was born May 30, 1926, to Joseph and Philomena (Krejci) Steffek. She married Frank Vrana July 13, 1948 and they were blessed with six children.
In her early years, Emilie worked at Taylor Bedding as a seamstress. Her hobbies included sewing quilts, gardening, and baking kolaches. Emilie was a devout member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Emilie was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; son, Frankie Vrana; infant son, Michael Vrana; grandson, Brent Svehlak; son-in-law, Hubbard Faulkner, Jr.; grandson-in-law, Ricky Bradshaw; five brothers and four sisters.
She is survived by her children, Geraldine Faulkner of Temple, Marie (Larry) Svehlak, Kathy (David) Welch and Kenneth Vrana, all of Taylor; daughter-in-law, Charlotte Vrana of Taylor; sister, Edith Werchan of Austin; grandchildren, Michelle (Ronnie) Saverse, Darrell (Mary) Faulkner, Allison Bradshaw, Jason (Amber) Vrana, Tara (Travis) Huber, Amanda (Trenten) Talley, Amber (Clayton) Ging, Bryan Vrana, and Brandon Vrana; great grandchildren, Sierra Hammack, Sydney Saverse, Karson Bradshaw, Brynley Huber, Parker Huber, Tayden Talley, Rylen Talley, Charley Ging, Trinity Ging, Cheyenne Ging, Jaylyn Vrana, and Hudson Vrana; step grandchildren, Clint and Brandon Gordon; step great grandchildren, Kolby and Kassidy Bradshaw and Presley and Preston Gordon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Monday, Jan. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Providence Funeral Home, with rosary recited at 7 p.m.
A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons Ronnie Saverse, Darrell Faulkner, Jason Vrana, Travis Huber, Trenten Talley, Clayton Ging, Bryan Vrana and Jaylyn Vrana.