Mary Kukacka, 66

Mary "Mitzie" Magdelan A. Kukacka, 66, of Heidelberg, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at The Lodge on Natchez in Elko New Market. Mary was born on January 17, 1946, in St. Peter, a daughter of Martin and Brigid (Lynch) Burger. She grew up in the Henderson area and graduated from Henderson High School. She is survived by her life partner Joel Kukacka, Heidelberg; children Cindy Anderson, Blaine, Kenny (Kim) Burger, Farmington, Mickey Burger (and Russell Nachreiner), St. Peter, and Louie Kukacka, Heidelberg; four grandchildren; and siblings Joan (Dennis) Peka, Montgomery, AL, Mike (Brenda) Burger, Mankato, Marty (Char) Burger, Northfield, Jim Burger, Maple Grove, Janet Burger, Northfield, Mary Kay (Terry) Wento, Ray, Jean Ritter, St. Paul, and Dan Burger, Northfield. She was preceded in death by a brother Steven Burger; and her parents. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 6, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Henderson, with Rev. Sam Perez officiating. Interment will be at St. Anne's Cemetery in Le Sueur. Visitation will be held one hour prior to Mass at church. Arrangements are with the Kolden Funeral Service in Le Sueur.