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Paul V. Perkovich

PRIOR LAKE, Minn. - Paul V. Perkovich, 56, of Prior Lake, formerly of Ironwood, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 29, 2018.

Paul was born in Milwaukee, Wis., to John and Catherine (Klug) Perkovich. After his graduation from high school he attended Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo where he received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. In 1990, he received his master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Central Florida.

He received his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova University. He was employed as an engineer with several companies over the years, including PaR Systems, ADC Telecommunication Company, Harris Corporation and Accudyne Corporation.

He is survived by his brother, Peter (Barbara) Perkovich; sister, Heidi Klein; and nephew, Adam Perkovich.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and nephew, Jan Perkovich.

Private services for Paul were held at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood with Father Robb Jurkovich officiating.

Interment is at Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood.

McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home of Ironwood is assisting the family with arrangements.

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