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Roland PAVEK

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Roland PAVEK Obituary
Roland was born on September 24th, 1925 in Grand Forks, North Dakota to Julia and John Pavek. He was raised in Pisek, North Dakota and graduated from the Pisek School System in 1943. As a young man, Roland entered the United States Marine Corps where he proudly served his country in WWII. He attended the University of North Dakota on the GI Bill and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business. During his college years, he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. On September 4th, 1950, Roland was united in marriage to Norma Rosella Johnson in Grand Forks, North Dakota. This union was blessed with six children. In 1950, he began working with Harvest States in a career that spanned 38 years. He started his employment as an auditor in Grand forks, later moved to St. Paul as a Field Service Manager, and eventually became Sr. Group Vice President. Roland was preceded in death by his parents, brothers John and Leslie and sister Lorraine. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years, Norma; his six children: Michael (Margaret) Pavek of Hopkins, MN, Jeanne (Bruce) Lindberg of Balsam Lake WI, Laurie (Steve) Lenarz of Spooner, WI, Tom Pavek of Brainerd, MN, Jim (Sarah) Pavek of St. Paul, MN, Steve (Lisa) Pavek of Deep Haven, MN; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, his sister, Pat of Cedar Falls, IA, as well as many nieces and nephews and friends. Celebration of Life will be Saturday, November 23rd, 10am visitation, 11am funeral Mass at St. John's Campus in Hopkins; 6 Interlachen Road, Hopkins, Mn. www.Washburn-McReavy.com Hopkins Chapel 952-938-9020



Published in Pioneer Press on Nov. 22, 2013
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