Frank PACENKA

Frank Pecenka, 92, of Chilliwack, BC passed away on November 23, 2013. Born in Vienna, Austria on Dec. 7, 1921, Frank had an indomitable spirit. During WWII, he survived 3 plane crashes, and both a POW and a forced labour camp. His future brother-in-law Heinrich Kolecko was a fellow POW. Frank married Ann Kolecko in 1947. He came to Canada in 1954 and worked many years as Director of Technical Support Services for the Ministry of Health until retirement in 1986. He is survived by son Frank (Gwyn) Pecenka, granddaughters, Mrs. Sheri (Chris) Rempel and Mrs. Nicole (Conrad) Skuce, and great-grandchildren, Andrew and Amelia Mae Skuce. He is predeceased by his wife Ann. May he find peace in their reunion.