Mass of Christian burial celebrating the life of David Joseph Petron Sr, age 73 of Avon will be 11 AM, Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Church of All Saints – St. Mary. Father Mark Stang will officiate, and burial will take place in the parish cemetery following the service. David died Sunday evening at the St. Cloud Hospital after his hard fought two and a half year battle with leukemia. There will be a visitation 4-8 PM Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Holdingford, and again from 10-11AM Wednesday morning again at the funeral home. Arrangements are being held with the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home of Holdingford.David was born on March 17, 1939 to Henry and Lucy (Sobiech) Petron in Rice. He spent part of his childhood in Rice until the family moved to Hibbing. David eventually found his way back to Stearns County where he spent the rest of his life. He married Ruth Kuechle on September 12th 1964 at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church. He worked as a machinist for 42 years with DeZuriks before finally retiring in 2000. David had a great appreciation for the outdoors and a passion for gardening. One of his greatest joys in life though was skunking someone in a game of cribbage. David was a member of Church of All Saints – St. Mary.David is survived by his children Mark (Rebecca) Petron, St. Anna; David (Soledad) Petron Jr., Sartell; Amy (John) Brinkman, St. Anna; his siblings Elizabeth Hoyez, Spring Lake Park, MN; Thomas (Emily) Petron, Santa Fe, TX; Joseph Petron, Hibbing; Sue (Clete) Story, Hibbing; Terri (Franklin) Jarmer, Keewatin, MN; Mary (Robert) Faucet, Oak Grove, MN; Ron (Betty) Petron, Brighton, TN; Keith Petron, East Grand Forks, ND; Kenny (Pat) Petron, St. Anna; Steve Petron, Texas City, TX; Rick Petron, Keewatin, MN; Judy (Myron) Feia, Holdingford; his grand children Joshua Petron, Tara Petron, Austin Petron, Sharon Buryska, Dalton Brinkman, and his great grandchildren Brenden and Asia Buryska.He is preceded in death by his parents Henry and Lucy Petron, his wife Ruth Petron who passed away in 1994, his brother Dennis Petron, his great-grandchildren Samuel and Lauren Petron, and his nephews Chad and Tom.
Schedule and Information
There will be a visitation 4-8 PM Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Holdingford, and again from 10-11AM Wednesday morning again at the funeral home.
Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Holdingford, MN