Joseph Lindsey Pavka, age 63, of Mescalero, NM, formerly of Coldwater Michigan, and a graduate of the last graduating class of St. Charles High School in 1967, passed away suddenly at his home on December 14, 2012. He was born September 14, 1949, to Frank and Mary (Balough) Pavka. Survivors include 3 brothers, Frank (Rosemary), of Joplin, MO, John (Karen), of Peoria, AZ, and Chris (Dianne), of Coldwater, MI, his longtime companion, Laura Scott, of Mescalero, NM, and numerous cousins. Joe was retired and was an accomplished singer/songwriter and also was a member of the SK Band.
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Joe was preceded in death by one brother, Mike, parents, Frank and Mary, and one nephew, John Ruple.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am, December 21, 2012, at the Mescalero Reformed Church, 346 Wardlaw Dr., Mescalero, NM.
Remembrances may be sent to Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org
Published in Ruidoso News from Dec. 19, 2012 to Jan. 9, 2013