Doris Podhradsky, 92, of Mitchell, SD, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Good Samaritan Society in Sioux Falls, SD. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Doris Lavonne Podhradsky was born July 17, 1928 to Harris and Lola (Tastad) Seaton in Mitchell, SD. She graduated from Mitchell Senior High in 1947. She attended business college following graduation. On August 21,1950, she married Louie Podhradsky.
Doris was a member of the First United Methodist church. She enjoyed volunteering and was an active member in PEO, ESA, The Red Hat Society, the friendship Bible study group, and many other community organizations. Also, dear to her heart was the refugee resettlement program in the Mitchell community. She grew very close to many of the family members. Doris cherished the time she spent with her many grandchildren and great grandchildren, and played an important role in all of their lives.
She is survived by one daughter, Debra (John) Scott of Sioux Falls; one son, Robert (Lori) of Mitchell; daughter-in-law, Anne Marie of Wagner; 12 grandchildren, Laura Podhradsky, Amy (Rob) Wilson, Mandy (Columbus) Smith, John Podhradsky, Bobbi (Tim) Ernst, Whitney Podhradsky, Mike (Nicole) Scott, Kara Shawd and husband, Nick, Nakita Maddox and husband, Adam, Tatianna Podhradsky, Sasha Podhradsky, and Tavia Podhradsky; and 16 great grandchildren.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Louie Podhradsky; her sister, Ila Uptagraft; and her son, Scott Podhradsky.