Class of 1943
1943 Graduation EditionPerry Daily Journal
– son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Dvorak, route four, Perry. He is 16 years old and was born in Perry.
Charlie attended Star 77, Fairview 76 schools, and Perry high school, the latter for four years.
He was a member of the honor band of the 4-H club and a member of the Future Farmers of America.
Defense work will be Charlie’s choice after he graduates.
May 27, 1926 – January 13, 2014
Charlie Dvorak was born on May 27, 1926 in Perry, Oklahoma to Frank J. Dvorak and Bozena Bessie Kosnar Dvorak. He passed from this life on Monday, January 13, 2014 in Pawnee, Oklahoma having reached the age of 87 years, 7 months, and 17 days.
He married Juanita Marilyn Baker on November 20, 1949, and they moved to Glencoe from Stillwater in 1971.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Stillwater. He served in the United States Army, taught Science Classes, and enjoyed farming and gardening with his dogs.
Charlie is survived by:
Wife: Juanita Dvorak, Pawnee, Oklahoma
Children: Kendal & his wife, Ginny, Pawnee Jud & his wife, Barbara, Stillwater
Seven Grandchildren, Eight Great-Grandchildren, and One Great-Great Grandchild:
Mike & Kendra Castleberry and their daughters, Kylie and Keilee, Perry
Timmy & Melissa Dvorak and their daughters, Jaylee and Finlee, Pawnee
Adam & Amber Grant and their son, Cagle, Perkins
Cory & Lindsay Barrett and their daughters, Kynzie and Ava, Pawnee
Jared Dvorak, Kennesaw, Georgia
Nick Dvorak & Gayla, Stillwater
Nelson Dvorak, Stillwater
Cameron & Jade Pius and their son, Jase, Morrison
Brother: Frank Dvorak, Perry
Sister: Irene Heppler, Ponca City
Plus a number of other relatives, and many friends.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, infant daughter, Bozena, and great-granddaughter, Addyson Barrett.
Services will be held at 2:00 p. m., Friday, January 17, 2014 at Poteet Funeral Chapel, Pawnee, Oklahoma with Rev. Irvin Haken officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery, Perry, Oklahoma, under the direction of Poteet Funeral Home, Pawnee, Oklahoma.