Petra Sobotka

Petra Sobotka, 45, of Orlando, Florida, passed from this life on Saturday, May 28, 2022. She was born in Plzen, Czechoslovakia to Marlowe Mure and George Sobotka. As a 10 year old child, her family escaped Czechoslovakia and made it to West Germany. After three years as refugees in Germany, her family were granted visas to Canada. Petra was a determined individual and even after all the hardships she endured as a child, she became a successful pilot. Her latest job was flying as an Ag Pilot. Prior to that, she was a pilot-first officer at Southern Air Inc. and KF Aerospace-Kelowna Flightcraft. Petra loved being in the air whether it was in an air craft or skydiving. She also loved to cave dive and met Eric doing so. She loved life, freedom, her travels, family and animals.

Petra is survived by her husband, Eric Alexander, her mother and father, and thousands of friends she has made over the years.

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