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Franklin B. Kovarik

Grafton | Thursday, September 11 2014

DATELINE:  Grafton

NAME:  Franklin B. Kovarik

AGE:  74

DIED:  8:45 a.m. Thursday September 11, 2014 at his home

BORN:  May 6, 1940 in Caseyville, IL.

PARENTS:  Charles & Hilda (Weiler) Kovarik (Both Deceased)

MARRIED: Geraldine Michael  DATE & PLACE: Nov. 22, 1972 in Edwardsville

OCCUPATION: Retired Electrician worked at Olin Corporation and worked for 20 years for Joe Locklear of Locklear Electric in Wood River. He was a professional tinker and an avid gardener, and he loved helping others and delivering vegetables

MEMBERSHIPS: 1st United Methodist Church in Jerseyville and I.B.E.W. of Alton, Treasurer for Otter Creek Fire Protection Dist.

MILITARY: U.S. Army Veteran

VISITATION:  10-12 Noon Tuesday, September 16, 2014

At 1st United Methodist Church in Jerseyville

FUNERAL:  12 Noon Tuesday, September 16, 2014

At 1St United Methodist Church in Jerseyville

Military Graveside Rites by Jerseyville American Legion Post #492

OFFICIANT:  Rev. Mark Myers and Rev. Dennis Hill

BURIAL: Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville

MEMORIALS: In Lieu of Flowers, 1st United Methodist Church in Jerseyville or Otter Creek Fire Protection Dist. or Riverbend Humane Society and Animal Shelter

SURVIVORS

WIFE: Geraldine Kovarik of Grafton

SON: David Hartley of Elgin, IL.

BROTHERS: Charles & Rosalie Kovarik of Edwardsville, IL.

  James Kovarik of Glen Carbon, IL.

SISTER: Isabel Schreiber of Edwardsville, IL.

PRECEEDED IN DEATH BY:  Parents

ALEXANDER & GUBSER FUNERAL HOME

IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS


Obit Provided By:
Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home

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