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George Perko

 
February 22, 2015 - November 1, 2015
 

George Perko, 97, of Springfield, died at 2:16 pm, Sunday, November 1, 2015, at St. John’s Hospital.  He was born February 22, 1918 in Springfield, to Joseph and Thekla Schallager Perko.  He married Monica Mayfield in 1946, they later divorced and she preceded him in death in 2000.

Survivors include one son, George W. (Sharon) Perko of Springfield; one step-daughter, Pamela (Leon) House of Springfield; eleven grandchildren, Wes, Josh (Mandi), Jeff and Jenni Perko and Jim, David, Tom, Eric, Jon, Anne and Alisha House; several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; spouse and four brothers, Joe, John, Lawrence and Raymond Perko.

George was a US Army veteran serving during WWII.  He retired as a laborer / construction worker for Union Local #477.  He previously had worked as a baker for Local #177 and B & Z Bakery.

He was a member of St. Aloysius Church.

Visitation: 9-10 am, Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service:  10 am, Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Clint Honkomp officiating.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Aloysius Church or to a Charity of the Donor’s choice.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Time: 09:00 am

End Time: 10:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Aloysius  church or to a Charity of the Donor’s Choice.


Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Time: 09:00 am

End Time: 10:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Aloysius  church or to a Charity of the Donor’s Choice.


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