Henry "Hank" Pekron, age 84 of Milesville, S.D., died August 27, 2010, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
Henry J. "Hank" Pekron was born October 28, 1925, on a farm near Grenville, S.D., the son of Joseph and Mary (Sichmeller) Pekron. He first moved to Haakon County in 1949.
Hank was drafted into the United States Army on October 20, 1950, and served in Korea during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on September 11, 1952, returned to the Milesville area, and began his life- long career and passion as a rancher.