Brian J. Sobko

Brian J. Sobko

Mar 22, 1962 - Feb 14, 2011
Brian J. Sobko died in Riverton Monday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2011. He was 48.

Private family memorial services will be held.

Brian Joseph Sobko was born in Chicago, Ill., on March 22, 1962, the son of Albin J. and Irene J. (Ulatowski) Sobko.

He moved from Chicago to Dubois in 2000, and then to Riverton in 2007. He enjoyed living near the Wyoming Mountains.

Mr. Sobke had worked as a plumber for Mid Western Mechanical and helped various Riverton business owners with carpentry projects. In addition to being a mechanic and carpenter, Mr. Sobke also enjoyed working on cars and various projects.

His family described him as a Jack-of-all-trades. They said he was very close to his mother; and had been taking care of her.

He is survived by a son, Cody Sobke, and two daughters, Jaimie Sobke and Brittany Sobke, all of Illinois; a grandchild, Nevaeh; his mother, Irene Sobko of Riverton; a brother, Bruce Sobko and his wife Mary Ann of Springfield, Ill.; a sister, Janet Watson of Bourbonnias, Ill., and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Albin, and a brother, James Sobko.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.