The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

February 13, 2013

Pribil, 90 birthday


Enid News & Eagle

— Stephen S. Pribil will celebrate his 90th birthday with family. Cards may be sent to Golden Age Nursing Home, 419 E. Oklahoma, Guthrie, OK 73044.

Stephen was born Feb. 19, 1923, in Enid the son of Joseph and Antonia (Vaverka) Pribil.

He attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Bison through the 10th grade, and graduated from St. Procopious Academy in Lisle, Ill., in 1941.

He married Agnes J. Pekarek Nov. 26, 1947, in Okeene. She died Dec. 30, 2011.

Stephen worked as a carpenter and farmer all his life. He also restored farm toys as a business and a hobby.

He spent four years in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

He has been a member of St. Joseph Catholic in Bison all his life. He also is a member of American Legion.

His children are Doris Klutts and Catherine Duffy, both of Hennessey; Robert Pribil and wife Sharon, of Tuttle; and Paul Pribil, Bison. He has four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.