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Sophie M. Scepaniak – Obituary

Name: Sophie M. Scepaniak

Age: 83

Born: 05-23-1929

Died: 08-31-2012

Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud

St. Stephen's Catholic Church, St. Stephen

Sophie M. Scepaniak 83, of St. Stephen, Minnesota entered into eternal life surrounded by her loving family on August 31, 2012. A Mass of Christian Burial Celebrating her life will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in St. Stephen. The Reverend Robert Harren will officiate. Sophie will be buried at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.

Visitation will be from 4:00 - 8:00 PM on Monday at Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish Prayers will be at 7:00 PM on Monday at the Funeral Home. Visitation will also be from 9:00 - 10:00 AM on Tuesday at the church in St. Stephen prior to the service.

Sophie was born on May 23, 1929 in Opole to Thomas and Mary (Beam) Kantor. She married Clarence J. Scepaniak on August 17, 1948 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Opole. Sophie was a member of St. Stephen Parish, formerly a member of St. Michaels Mission Group, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 428, V.F.W 4847 Auxiliary, a life member of the Central Minnesota Chapter American Prisoners of War, and the Gold Star Wives.

Sophie loved dancing, was passionate about caring for her family and friends, and enjoyed baking her famous coffee cake which she shared with many.

Sophie is survived by her children Karen (Ray) Trobec of St. Stephen, Duane (Jane) Scepaniak of St. Joseph, David (Jan) Scepaniak of Dassel, Sandra (Frank) Pogreba of Bowlus, Laure (Jeff) Victor of Bowlus, 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, sister Rita (Don) Stangler of St. Stephen, brothers Leo (Betty) Kantor of St. Joseph, Eddie (Delores) Kantor of Holdingford, Sylvester (Rita) Kantor of St. Cloud, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant daughter Mary, brothers Thomas Jr., Alois, twins Viola and Vince, and sister Adella Bollig.

She will be held forever in our hearts until we meet again.

Memorials are preferred.

Guestbook for Sophie M. Scepaniak

Bonnie (Trobec) & Brad Weske
, Family Friend
September 4, 2012, 9:55 am
We are so sad to hear about Sophie's passing. She was a wonderful, friendly, fun and loving woman who will be greatly missed. I know my Mom & Dad (Gerry & Jeanette Trobec) will miss having her as their neighbor. Our prayers are with your family. Love, Bonnie & Brad
Franz @ Nanci Plattner
, Friends of Duane & Jane
September 2, 2012, 1:27 pm
You are in our prayers. Our deepest condolences.
Mary Sellnow
, Friend from Pla-Mor Ballroom (employee)
September 2, 2012, 12:24 pm
Deepest sympathies from myself and everyone at Pla-Mor Ballroom in Glencoe. Sophie has brought many smiles and laughter to many of us. She will be missed dearly. She was a wonderful, caring woman! Mary Sellnow
Mary Hickerson
, Friend of Laure's
August 31, 2012, 10:37 pm
Laure, we are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Everyone at MWCR sends their sympathy and caring.
Deb & Courtney Smith
, Friend of Laure Victor
August 31, 2012, 7:41 pm
We are so deeply saddened to hear of your loss. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

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