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Anna N. Jerko

Anna N. Jerko, age 92, of Waconia, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center.

A funeral service took place Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007 at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. Clergy officiating was Very Rev. Evhen Kumka. Interment took place at Lakeview Cemetery in Waconia.

Anna was born April 20, 1915 in Ukraine, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mechilo Kumpon.

Anna was united in marriage to George Jerko in Ukraine, November 28, 1938. Her husband George, son Alex Jerko, granddaughter Jenny Zellmann, parents Mechilo and Halena Kumpon preceded her in death.  

Anna will be remembered for her cross-stitching and her embroidery work. She loved to have her grandchildren around; they gave her many great memories. Anna also enjoyed her hobbies of gardening and going out to play bingo.Anna is survived by her loving family, daughters and sons-in-law Zena and William Menth of St. Bonifacious, Nina and Steven Zellmann of Norwood Young America, Luba and Donald Schulz of Waconia.  Grandchildren Tim Menth and special friend Kelly Lindholm, Dan and Sue Menth, Kelly and Tom Hedlund, Tracy Ahl, Mike Zellmann, Shari and Dean Kutzke, Brenda and Dave Brelje, Jeff Schulz and special friend Brenda Schuette; Great-grandchildren Moses, Jessica, Matt, Sarah, Eric, Alex, McKenzie, Josh, Amanda, Jackie, Ryan, Kayla, Nicholas, Jessica and Bailey.

Great-great grandchildren Ethan, Eliana, Breanna, Noha, Caleb, Lucas, Kylee, Zachery and Melia; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Casket Bearers were Tim Menth, Dan Menth, Mike Zellmann, Jeff Schulz, Eric Menth, Matthew Menth and Josh Ahl.Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia made arrangements.

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