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Emmajean Rose
Emmajean Rose "Jean" Perko

July 18, 1948 - December 14, 2018
Born in Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in Pueblo, Colorado


Emmajean Rose Perko, 70, native Puebloan, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, after a lengthy illness of metastatic cancer. Jean was born July 18, 1948. In her youth, Jean played the accordion, and was involved in playing with a few of the popular accordion bands in Pueblo. Jean is a graduate of South High School, and she was a cheerleader during her high school years. She cherished those memories of being a cheerleader at South High, and spoke often of her friendships, classmates, and cheerleader friends. Jean married her high school sweetheart, Frank Perko, Jr., in 1966, and devoted her entire life to him. She was the consummate wife and grieved her husband’s, Frank Jr.’s, passing with great difficulty in 2015. Jean worked for the department of probation but enjoyed a well-deserved early and lengthy retirement. Jean was a social butterfly, and had countless friends and family that she loved feeding with as much food as she could possibly cook. Jean was a super loving and dedicated mother to her two sons, and was always interested and involved in their lives. Preceded in death by parents, Eddie and Christine Hren; and in-laws, Frank and Mayme Perko. Survived by sons, Frank E. Perko III (Jim) and Kurt A. (Claudia); and special friends, Doug Poll, RoJean and Rick Trujillo, Brad and Ronda Gasperetti. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at St. Mary Church, 307 E. Mesa. Inurnment, Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences,




Memorial Mass
St. Mary Help of Christians
307 E. Mesa Avenue
Pueblo, CO USA 81006
Saturday, February 9, 2019
10:00 AM
Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum
1315 Acero Avenue
Pueblo, CO US 81004
Saturday, February 9, 2019
2:30 PM


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