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Sylvia Czapla

Sylvia F. Czapla, (nee Polaske) died peacefully on April 3, 2017.

Sylvia was the beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Czapla; loving mother of Kim (Harrell) Duff, Mary (Robert Layton) Czapla and Steven (Patricia Johnson) Czapla;  devoted grandmother to Jessica (Kevin) Webster and Christina (Todd) Smick and Babu to great-grandchildren Trevor and Holly; loving friend of Kimberly Smith Czapla.

Sylvia was a lifelong homemaker who took great pride in her family. She enjoyed summer concerts, Sunday rides with her friends, the Fox Theater, travel and driving her car.

She is predeceased by her parents Frank and Frances (Gross, Wedde) Polaske and her sister Florence (Allan) Johnson.

Our aunt, great aunt, great great aunt, cousin, sister-in-law, godmother and friend.

A visitation will be held Thursday, April 6, at John L. Ziegenhein and Sons Funeral Homes (South County – 4830 Lemay Ferry Rd) from 4pm to 8 pm.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 7, with 8:30 a.m. prayers for a 9 a.m. Mass at St. Bernadette Catholic Church. Interment will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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