|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1936|
La Porte County
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 1999|
James Theodore Jarka,62,Aurora,,formerly of Michigan City,passed away April 4,1999 in Colorado.
Mr. Jarka was born April 21,1936,in Michigan City,to Theodore and Lillian Tomaszewski Jarka.On June 27,1959,in Beverly Shores,he married Patricia Earley,who survives.
Also surviving are two sons,Kevin and Steve Jarka,Aurora and two daughters,Laura (Rick)Riley,Kansas City,Kan and Andrea Jarka,Aurora;two grandsons,Joshua and Benjamin Jarka,Aurora;one brother,Thomas P. (Joyce)Jarka,Rolling Priarie;one sister,Kathleen (Rusty)Proffitt,Monroe,Oh and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Jarka graduated from Elston High School and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
He was a general manager for a materials and equipment handling business in Colorado,and a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Aurora.
Funeral services were held at Queen of Peace Catholic Church,Aurora and cremation followed.An interment service was conducted April 12 at the Fort Logan National Cemetery in Colorado.The Aurora-Chase Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Theodore M. Jarka (1912 - 1960)
Lillian Tomaszewski Jarka (1911 - 1986)
A1C, US AIR FORCE
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Plot: 13, 0, 1306
Maintained by: Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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