John Potochnick Jr., age 78, died October 28, 1997, in a Price Hospital.
Born June 28, 1919 in Helper, Utah. Son of John and Annie Golcher Potochnick Sr. Married Angie Fercik on April 3, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Ut. Member Catholic Church. Served US Army during World War II. Retired employee US Steel Horse Canyon Coal Mine. Retired member of UMWA Local #8003. Member Slovenian Lodges, of Carbon County.Survived by: wife, Angie Potochnick, Price; son and spouse, Dick and Robin Potochnick, Price; daughter and spouse, Irene and Lowell Tolman, Salt Lake City; four granddaughters, Misty, Michelle, and Stephanie Potochnick and Marquette Smith; great-grandchildren: Roger and Mellisa Smith; sister, Julia Brown, Salina, Kansas. Preceded in death by parents.
Funeral Mass Saturday, November 1, 1997, 11 a.m. Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service Friday evening 6 p.m. at Mitchell Chapel, where friends may call daily from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Committal service Mt. View Cemetery, Helper, Utah. In lieu of flowers family suggests contributions to Notre Dame Regional School, 210 No. 600 E., Price, Utah.
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