Wilfred Perra, Jr., age 71, of East Bethel died August 3, 2011 at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 6th at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove with Father David Blume as Celebrant. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 19921 Nightingale Street NW Oak Grove, MN.
Wilfred Francis Perra, Jr. was born November 15, 1939 in Minneapolis to Wilfred and Margaret (Pikala) Perra. He was raised in Brooklyn Center and graduated from North High School. Wilfred married Gayle Bernhardt on October 21, 1961 and they made their home in East Bethel. Wilfred was an active member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting and going camping.
Wilfred Perra, Jr. died at his home on August 3, 2011 at the age of 71 years, 8 months and 19 days.
Wilfred is survived by his wife, Gayle; daughter, Christine (Jeffrey) Wisen; son, Steven (Shelley) Perra; 8 grandchildren, Aaron, Joe, Felicia, Caylee, Collin, Steffany, Jessica and Nick; mother, Margaret Perra; sister, Margaret Buszta; uncle, Donald (Marlene) Pikala; sister-in-law, Kay Kessler; and by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.