Doris Podhradsky


July 17, 1928 - January 24, 2021


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.


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Posted by Linda Deinert on February 12, 2021
John, Deb and Family - Prayers for you at this time. Very hard to lose our parents but glad she is now in God's care and with her beloved Louis and son, Scott. Your mother was a beautiful lady.
Posted by Don and Joan Podhradsky on February 7, 2021
Our sympathy goes out to you. We have so many happy memories of Doris. May she rest in peace.
Posted by Sheryl Wilson on February 1, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Louie and Doris gave many memories to me and my family. Deb, Bobby and Scotty you and your families are in my prayers.
Posted by Richard bauerle on January 29, 2021
So sorry about your loss. Little Lori give me a call sometime 605.681.7506
Posted by Gladys Bassett on January 28, 2021
Sorry for your loss. I was a classmate. Always enjoyed her.
Posted by Tama Backlund on January 27, 2021
Doris’ beauty shown inside and out. My sympathy to Deb and all of Doris’ family,
Posted by Norma Mathis Fincher on January 25, 2021
So sorry for your loss. She was a great person. I miss her at Touchmark.
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