Charles Kovach

Friday, June 25, 2004

ANNA, Ill. -- Charles K. Kovach, 79, of Anna died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Union County Hospital.

He was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of John and Olga Sicos Kovach. He and Doris Broadway were married July 14, 1946, in Jonesboro, Ill.

Kovach was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Carbondale, Ill., Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Masonic Lodge 466 and American Legion Post 259 in Cobden, Ill. He was formerly of Cobden.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Ronald Kovach of Anna, John Kovach of Cobden; two brothers, Joe Kovach of East Hampton, N.Y., Bill Kovach of Cambridge, Mass.; a sister, Eleanor Weekly of Texas; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden from 6 to 8 p.m. today. A Masonic service will be held at 7:30.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Dr. Richard Hertenstein officiating. Burial will be in Cobden Cemetery with full military rites by VFW Post 3455.