Published: Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Mary Alice Pekarna was born June 25, 1942, in New Prague, Minn., to Lloyd and Mildred (Busch) Vomacka. She was a graduate of Jordan (Minn.) High School, and attended St. Cloud (Minn.) State College. On July 7, 1964, she married Thomas Pekarna. Mary was a member of the South Dakota Master Gardeners.
Mary, of Custer, S.D., died March 10, 2013, at Rapid City Regional Hospice in Rapid City, S.D. She was 70.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas Pekarna of Custer; mother, Mildred Vomacka of Jordan, Minn.; son, Jeff Pekarna of LeSueur, Minn.; two daughters, Sara (Jeff) Bisso of Minnetonka, Minn., and Amy (David) Walsh of River Falls, Wis.; brother, Gordon (Kathy) Vomacka of Prior Lake, Minn.; and granddaughter Mia Bisso.
At her request, no services will be held. Written condolences may be made at mccolleyschapels.com.
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