Alexander A. Sopha


POYNETTE – Alexander A. Sopha, age 88, of Poynette, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison on Friday, July 17, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.

Alexander was born on November 29, 1931in Phillips, Wisconsin, the son of Alexander and Helen (Morauski) Sopha.  He married Marilyn Wiesshoff on June 30, 1951. Al worked for the Heat and Frost Insulators Union, Local 19, for over 43 years.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Sopha, Poynette;  five children, Kristie (Mark) Marasch, Kentucky, Kevin Sopha, Lodi, Kay Sattler, Portage, Kim (Brenda) Sopha, Poynette, and Kirk (Teresa) Sopha, Poynette;  11 grandchildren;  9 great-grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters, Larry (Glenda) Sopha, Minnesota, Roger (Madonna) Sopha, Arlington, Suzanne Brandt, Phillips, WI, and Rebecca Sopha, Phillips;  other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and four brothers, Raymond, Robert, Steven, and Eugene.  

Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage, where a sharing of memories will be held at 4:00 p.m.  In order to maintain social distancing standards, only 50 people at a time will be allowed inside the funeral home.  Masks will be required and provided as necessary.  Burial will be on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in Oak Grove Cemetery in Portage.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.  

For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)