Sgm Earl Lee Dolifka

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Sgm Earl Lee Dolifka

Birthplace: Hanover, Washington County, Kansas, USA
Death: January 09, 2015 (89)
Harker Heights, Bell County, Texas, USA
Place of Burial: Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
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About Sgm Earl Lee Dolifka

Sergeant Major Earl L. Dolifka Sr. (Retired), born February 3, 1925, to Phillip and Catherine Dolifka in Hanover, Kansas, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2015.

On April 28, 1948, he married Aubyne "Sue" Umholtz in Baltimore, Maryland. He and Sue raised five sons. They first made Killeen their home in 1956, returning several times during his military career before eventually retiring and making it their permanent home. Earl served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired as a Sergeant Major after thirty years of service on September 1, 1974. He was a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and Viet Nam War.

After retiring he sold insurance for John Hancock Insurance Company and was Top Salesman in his district for several years. He was also a top sports official in the Killeen/Temple/Lampasas TX area for over 30 years, officiating throughtout the year at all sporting events in Central Texas. He was a mentor for younger up and coming officials until his retirement. He continued to officiate until the age of 80.

Earl was preceded in death by his wife, parents, five sisters: Edna, Lorraine, Mildred, Alice and Hilda and two brothers: Walt and Archie.

He is survived by five sons; Earl Dolifka Jr. of Pflugerville, Richard Dolifka of Lake Travis, Frank Dolifka and wife Sue of Killeen, Timothy Dolifka of Pflugerville, and Mark Dolifka and wife Judi of Houston. He will missed by his eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family to include Bear Jones.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Dec 29 2020, 16:07:45 UTC

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Sgm Earl Lee Dolifka's Timeline

February 3, 1925
Hanover, Washington County, Kansas, USA
January 9, 2015
Age 89
Harker Heights, Bell County, Texas, USA
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA