Evelyn Mary (Trochta) Thompson

February 6, 1930 ~ April 19, 2022 (age 92)


Evelyn Thompson, 92, of Ganado, was called home by her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.  Evelyn was born in El Campo, Wharton County, Texas on Thursday, February 6, 1930, to John and Frances Trochta.  Evelyn worked for Rice Marketing Association as Secretary for 30 years and was a member of First Baptist Church for 70 years.  Evelyn has been survived by her loving family, husband Howard Thompson, daughters; Pam Skalicky and Sandy Prochaska and her husband Timmy, her four grandchildren; Shana Reyna and her husband Gilbert, Kacey Cultra and her husband Creed, Brandi Ritz and her husband Blake, and Ty Skalicky, also her four great-grandchildren; Sofia Reyna, Hollyn Cultra, Kennedy Ritz and Conner Ritz.  She has been preceded in death by her parents, John Trochta and Frances Mozisek Trochta, also her brothers, Jerome Trochta and Johnnie Trochta, sisters; Dorothy Popasil (her twin sister), Annabell Cornelson and Emmadell McDonald, also her son-in-law, Don Skalicky.

In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to First Baptist Church of Ganado, P. O. Box 385, Ganado, TX 77962

The pallbearers will be, Richie Kerzee, Blake Ritz, Ty Skalicky, Gilbert Reyna, Creed Cultra and Timmy Prochaska, Honorary Pallbearers will be her Great-Grandchildren, Sofia Reyna, Hollyn Cultra, Kennedy Ritz and Conner Ritz.

Services will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at First Baptist Church of Ganado, beginning at 9:00 am with visitation, followed by funeral service at 10:00 am with Pastor Ryan Carpenter officiating, interment will follow at Ganado Cemetery. 

Services have been entrusted to Jeff Todish of Ganado Funeral Home, 800 S. Third St. Ganado, TX 77962, 361-771-2120.

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April 21, 2022

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Ganado

Funeral Service
April 21, 2022

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Ganado

April 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Ganado Cemetery

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