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 Frank Jordan Palka

Frank Jordan Palka

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Jan 2011 (aged 75)
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Lockbourne, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 64567002 · View Source
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Frank Jordan Palka, age 75, passed away on January 7, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents Andy and Catherine (Szobak) Palka, sisters Rose and Ann, brothers Bernard, Martin, Michael, Stephen, Andy, Joseph and Walter and many nieces and nephews. Hailed from Hannastown, PA, Frank served in the United States Air Force from 1955 through 1962, worked at Westinghouse on the West side of Columbus and then joined, by the grace of God, the Federal Government as a member of the Central Intelligence Agency. Gifted in telecommunications, Frank served the U.S. Embassies in Costa Rica, throughout the Far East, including Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines, Australia and finished his overseas duty in Kenya, Africa participating bravely in the Gulf War. Retired in 1995, Frank enjoyed golf, biking, playing with his grandsons and reciting decades of the Rosary at Holy Family Church in Columbus. His love for the Traditional Latin Mass was known by all. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Contributions may be made in Frank's memory to the Holy Family Soup Kitchen.


  • Maintained by: Veronica
  • Originally Created by: Dave
  • Added: 23 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64567002
  • Dave
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Jordan Palka (28 Apr 1935–7 Jan 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64567002, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, Lockbourne, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Veronica (contributor 47599242) .