Donald J. Frerk, Jr.
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Donald Jay Frerk, Jr., age 61, of Garretson, died unexpectedly on May 1, 2013. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Zion Lutheran Church, Garretson. Visitation with the family present will be from 4-8:00 PM Monday, at the Minnehaha Funeral Home, Garretson. In lieu of flowers the family has set up a memorial fund to honor Don.
Don was born on August 29, 1951 to Donald Frerk, Sr. and Joan (Eitreim) Frerk in Pipestone, MN. Don was raised in Garretson, SD, graduating in 1969. He married Mary (Garry) Frerk on July 11, 1970. He served in the United States Navy from 1971 to 1975 as an electrical mechanic on the USS Kitty Hawk. In 1978 Don joined the family business by purchasing Don's Auto from his father.
Grateful for sharing his life are his wife Mary, Garretson, SD; children: Michelle (Leon) Olofson, Sioux Falls, SD; Valerie (Steve) Salzbrunn, Oswego, IL; Brad (Solveig) Frerk, Garretson, SD; grandchildren: Sydney and Hayden Olofson; Chloe and Hailey Salzbrunn; Diontae, Aliah, Ella and Lydia Frerk.
Full obituary at minnehahafuneralhome.com.
Published in The Argus Leader on May 5, 2013