Richard Eugene "Dick" Jindra
Jindra Richard "Dick" Eugene Jindra, lovingly known as Papa, 70, died peacefully at his home in Rogers, Sunday, June 26th. At his side in his final hours were his beloved wife, Joan; son, Bruce; daughter-in-law, Peggy; grandchildren, Daniel, Leah and Michael; as well as many brothers, sisters, friends & family. Dick was born on October, 14, 1934 in Onamia, MN, the son of Ludwig & Cecelia (Kertzman) Jindra. Dick was proud to have served our country in the United States Marine Corps. He was an active member of the Minneapolis Metro Marines and a volunteer for Toys for Tots. Dick and Joan married in 1959. They had 2 children, Bruce and Michelle and 5 grandchildren. They lived in Brooklyn Center for 45 years. In 1995, after 36 years of employment, Dick retired from Northwestern Drug Co. in Minneapolis. Dick spent a lot of time enjoying the great outdoors, fishing, and enjoying his family at their lake home. He hunted with his son, grandsons, brothers, friends and relatives at their "BUCK SNORT RESORT" near Onamia. Survived by wife, Joan; son, Bruce (Peggy) Jindra & their children, Daniel, Leah and Michael; daughter, Michelle (Alan) Copa & their children, Jennifer (Nick) Thorton and Ashley; brothers, Robert (Barb), Jerry (Judy), Stanley and Ronald; sisters, Alice (Bob) Johnson and Betty Hruby. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Margaret and brother, Edward. The family would like to say a special thank you to Dr. George Adams and Staff for their compassion and outstanding medical care. Most of all, we thank you for giving us the last 10 years. Funeral is 10 AM Thursday, NorthRidge Fellowship, 12522 Main St., Rogers. Visitation is 5-8 PM Wednesday at the chapel & 1 hr prior to the service at church. Serving the family... The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home 497-5623
Published in the Star Tribune on 6/28/2005.