Vladislav Alex Soden was born July 30, 2004, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Robert James Soden and Kateryna Dautova Soden. He died Saturday, January 28, 2023, in Glenpool, Oklahoma, at the age of 18 years. Vlad was reared and educated in the Tulsa and Owasso area and graduated as Salutatorian with the Cornerstone Christian Academy Class of 2022. He was part of the CCA basketball team that won the Oklahoma Heartland Christian Athletic Association Class A State Basketball Championship. Vlad had committed to joining the United State Marine Corp and was scheduled to report on February 12, 2023. He enjoyed a variety of pastimes including basketball, football, and the best teams he was a part of, as well as his PT with the United States Marine Corp with Sergeant Garcia and Sergeant Donahue. Vlad was most passionate about people, all of God’s children.
Those he leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:
Parents, Bob and Kate Soden
Brother, Trent Torres
Stepsisters: Madison Torres and Katlynn Waggoner
Grandmothers: Ludmila Prokopenko and Martha Florer
And many wonderful cousins, extended family, and best friends.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 3, 2023, at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Cornerstone Christian Church in Owasso with Pastor Zach Hinson officiating. The family requests memorial contributions be made in Vlad’s memory to Cornerstone Christian Academy, 7770 Whirlpool Drive, Sperry, Oklahoma, 74073, or www.cornerstonewarriors.net , or the Folds of Honor Foundation, Department #13, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74182, or www.foldsofhonor.org . Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.