Frank J. Pekarna


Frank Pekarna, 84 of Jordan passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013, at St. Gertrude’s Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Shakopee.

Frank will be sincerely missed and remembered always by those who loved him, especially his children, Sandy Pekarna of Shakopee, Erin Lorenz of Inver Grove Heights, Dan (spouse, Tracie) Pekarna of Jordan, John (spouse, Merna) Pekarna of Jordan, Ken (spouse, Sherry) Pekarna of Jordan, Mike (spouse, Sue) Pekarna of Chanhassen, Gregg (spouse, Terri) Pekarna of Jordan, Anne (spouse, Keith) Wolf of Jordan; 17 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Dr. Joe (spouse, Ellie) Pekarna of Jordan; sisters, Mary Jo (spouse, Bill) Gilmore of Savage, Sue Bruins of Savage, Margaret “Mugs” Pekarna of Edina; other loving relatives and devoted friends.

The visitation will be on Sunday, May 5, from 2-8 pm at Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home 104 West First Street, Jordan and one and one-half hour prior to the mass at the church.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, May 6 at 11 am, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church 210 North Broadway, Jordan.

Frank will be laid to rest at St. John’s Calvary Cemetery in Jordan.

Memorials are preferred and will be distributed in Frank’s memory by the family.

The Pekarna family is served with honor, care and compassion by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Jordan Chapel.