Herman P. Sobotka, 90 of Shaler Township, died October 21, 2019 at the Orion Personal Care Home, Shaler Township. He was born July 28, 1929 in Curtisville, West Deer Township to the late Joseph and Nora (Gadomski) Sobotka. Herman grew up in West Deer graduating from West Deer High School in 1947. He served his country during the Korean Conflict in the US Army achieving the rank of Private First Class. Herman worked for Glenshaw Glass for over 18 years, then went to work for Bell Telephone as an installer where he worked over 20 years. He was a member of the VFW, West Deer, the former PNA, Russellton and AARP. He enjoyed bowling, golfing and playing softball. Herman will be always remembered for his great sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years Madeline M. (Frankenberger) Sobotka and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers John “Percy”; Salty, Joseph, Walter and Edward Sobotka.
Family will receive friends Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Twp., where a funeral service will be conducted Friday 1 PM with the Rev. David Clawson, officiating. He will be privately buried in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Indiana Township. View obituary online and leave condolences at www.siwicki-yanickofh.com.
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