May 2, 2013
Jerry Frank Mikiska passed away April 6, 2013. He was 87.
Jerry was born August 15, 1925 in Saint Paul, Minn. Married to Cosa Mikiska they had four children; Jerry William, Christopher, Leslie Fay and Stacy Harr (Gary). He enjoyed his grandchildren, Jerry Randall, David William, Courtney Connor, Brian and Kevin Harr and great grandson Eric Mikiska.
Jerry had a career in engineering and laser technologies for Hughes Research Lab in Malibu. He served in the Navy and was honorably discharged August 1, 1944.
Jerry could always be found in his home garage/shop repairing bikes for the neighborhood kids and creating inventions to improve his own home.
He was predeceased by his wife Cosa, son Jerry and great grandson David.