Milada C. Silva
Milada C. Silva, 92, of Alma, Kansas, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Alma Manor. She was a long-time resident of the area.
Milada was born February 25, 1921, in Loma, Nebraska, the daughter of Albert and Caroline Nauratil Capoun. She attended local schools and graduated from High School in Paxico, Kansas.
She married Euclides M. Silva on July 3, 1956 in Topeka, Kansas. He preceded her in death on January 19, 1998.
Milada was a homemaker. She also worked for a time at a dental office in Topeka. However, for many years she cared for her mother at her home. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newbury.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Nancy Capoun, Wamego; her nephews Craig Capoun and his wife, Linda, Fairbanks, Gregory Capoun and his significant other, Rhonda Nehring, Alma, Glen Capoun and his wife, Amy, Alma and Joe Capoun and his wife, Tracy, Paxico; 11 grand-nieces and nephews; 6 great-grand-nieces and nephews and 1 great-great-grand niece. Milada was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Richard, Alfred, Jimmy and Gilbert Capoun.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Newbury, Kansas. Father Mike Peterson will be the Celebrant. Inurnment will follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions to Midland Hospice or the Alma Manor, and those may be sent in care of Campanella-Gentry Funeral Home in Alma. Online condolences may be made at www.campanellafuneral.com.