In memory of
Frank M. Pavka
Frank M. Pavka of Columbus, Kansas, formerly from Coldwater, passed away on October 7, 2016, after a lengthy illness. He was a retired custodian for St. Mary's Catholic School in Joplin, Missouri. He was born on November 28, 1941, to Frank and Mary (Balogh) Pavka. He is survived by 2 brothers, John (Karen) of Peoria, Arizona, and Chris (Dianne) of Coldwater; his longtime companion Rosemary Pillar of Columbus, Kansas; and numerous cousins. Frank was preceded in death by his second wife, Sallie; two brothers, Mike of Phoenix, Arizona, and Joe of Mescalero, New Mexico; his parents Frank and Mary; and one nephew, John Ruple. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on October 14, 2016, with a private burial at a later date. Memorials may be sent to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in his honor.
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