Obituary of Rosie J. Ptak
Rosie was born November 27, 1924 on a farm 3 1/2 miles SW of Tabor to B.O. and Louis Hroza. She attended Wilson School #54. Rosie spent her entire youth on the farm, with the exception of two years spent in California.
Upon returning to South Dakota, Rosie worked various jobs in Yankton, mostly at Fantler Department Store. She was united in marriage to Joseph G. Ptak on September 23, 1946 and together they farmed the Ptak Homestead South of Tabor. In 1979, Rosie and Joe returned to the town of Tabor at which time she was employed by Coyote Sports and Gurney Seed & Nursery.
Rosie was a life member of the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church and the Czech Heritage Club. She was also active in the Alter Rosary Society.
Rosie is survived by one son, Brian (Michelle) of Shawnee KS; grandchildren: Jessica (Kyle) Hooker of Douglass, KS, Joe Ptak of Shawnee KS, Amy Stulgies (Greg) of Yankton, SD and Jeff Stulgies of Omaha, NE; two sisters, Elsie Hatwan and Vi Carda of California; one brother, Lee Hroza of Columbus, NE; and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Rosie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe; daughter, Kari, 4 sisters: Lillian, Georgiana, Bea and Gerry and 1 brother, Barney.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Czech Heritage Society, P.O. Box 3, Tabor, SD 57063
Honor their life by leaving a condolence.
Visit our online tribute pages and view pictures, leave a gesture or leave a condolence for a family member, friend or loved one.
Don't leave it to your family.
Pre-plan your funeral today.
Taking the time now to arrange your funeral is one less thing your loved ones will need to worry about once you’ve passed. Pre-planning and pre-paying your funeral is one of the most thoughtful gifts you can give to your family.
Our family is here for you, 24/7, 365 days a year.
We invite you to contact us at any time if you have questions, comments or concerns.
We are happy to assist you in anyway we can.