Anthony Alfred Vazulik

1934 ~ 2023

Anthony Alfred Vazulik, age 89 passed away March 1, 2023 in Draper, Utah. He was born January 21, 1934 in Vienna, Austria to John and Maria Rabl Vaculik. Was the oldest of four children and grew up during the hardships of World War II.

Graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree from the Vienna Business College (Handels-Akademie) in 1954. After legally emigrating to The United States and settling in Utah in 1956 he served in the U.S. Army and Active Reserves and became a United States Citizen in 1962. On November 22, 1961 Tony married his lifelong friend and sweetheart Martha Docekal in the Salt Lake City Temple.

He started at Walker Bank as a teller, recruited to the Trust Department as an Assistant Trust Officer and later became Trust Officer and retired as Vice President of the Trust Department from First Interstate Bank of Utah (now Wells-Fargo) after 35 years of service. After retiring Tony volunteered and served on the board of directors at Utah First Credit Union for many years.

Because of Tony’s love of classical music, he volunteered as an Usher with the Utah Symphony for several years. Tony and Martha shared their love of travel with their two daughters visiting multiple states, and countries. They continued to visit their homeland of Austria numerous times. He loved his family and friends, opera, mall walking, photography, listening to Internet radio, watching Austrian TV, completing crossword puzzles, surfing the net and engaged in culinary arts.

He is survived by his wife Martha of Draper, UT, daughters Julie (Mark) Jeffs of Draper, UT, Jennifer (Tyler) Maw of Hernando, MS, four grand-daughters Alexandria (Kaolin) Levatino, Haley Jeffs, Mackenzie (Kolten Smith) Jeffs, Lindsay Jeffs, and great granddaughter Emelia Levatino.
Siblings Annelise Stringham, Johannes (Jean) Vazulik. Sister-in-law Shannon Docekal, and 6 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sister Marianne Christine, his parents John and Maria, brother-in-law Gary Docekal, and brother-in-law Don Stringham.

A viewing will be held at 11:00 am at Larkin Sunset Gardens 1950 E 10600 S Sandy, UT 84092 with Graveside services at 12:00 pm. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Auf Wiedersehen Anton. You will be missed.

- Mark Jeffs