Hopler

Anna Slak and Joseph Perko
January 12, 1927

These are Faith's great-grandparents, Anna and Joseph Perko.

They were both born and raised in the Slovenian community of East Cleveland, Ohio. Grandpa worked in the steel mills, and Grandma was a wonderful seamstress. She was still sewing beautiful things into her late eighties. They lived on the east side of Cleveland and in Slavic Village for most of their lives, and they had four children: Bill, Ann Marie, Florence and Don. Ann Marie is Faith's maternal grandmother.