January 8, 1922 - February 25, 2018
Sophie Gudyka 96, a long time Raymond resident and a Holocaust Survivor (she was featured in The Daily World Profile in the 1/4/2009 Paper) was born January 8, 2009 in Wietlin, Jaroslaw, Poland to John and Eva (Bohacz) Stachnik and came to the United States in November of 1951 and to Pacific County in 1952. She was married to Frank Gudyka on February 11, 1950 in Germany. He died in June of 1992.
Sophie was a member of the Catholic Church, enjoyed gardening, Veggies and flowers, crocheting, knitting and all needlework and had won many blue ribbons for her work at the Pacific County Fair.
She is survived by three daughters, Stacia Smith of Maryland, Helen Fajardo of Georgia and Barbara Sadler of California; a brother in Poland; 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She also had a son Johnny who was killed in a logging accident at the age of 27.
A Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 A.M. Monday March 5, 2018 at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Raymond. Burial will follow beside her husband and son at the Menlo Cemetery.
Arrangements are in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond, Washington.
Funeral Mass: Monday, March 5, 2018 11:00 AMSt. Lawrence Catholic ChurchGet Directions
Graveside Services: Monday, March 5, 2018 11:00 AMThe Fern Hill CemeteryGet Directions