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Kovarna, Lester "Bud" 1916-1990


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 11/28/2011 at 21:47:28

Lester “Bud” Kovarna

HINTON, Iowa—Lester J. “Bud” Kovarna, 74, Route 1, Hinton, died Monday, Dec. 17, 1990, at Westwood Convalescent & Rest Home in Sioux City after a long illness.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ellendale, with the Rev. Mark Harrington officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, with the family present from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City. A Scriptural wake service will be at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Kovarna was born Nov. 25, 1916, in Sioux City. He married Dwilda D. Montagne Feb. 5, 1940, in Sioux City. He owned an operated the Perry Creek Service Station for 25 years and also farmed in the Hinton area for many years.

Mr. Korana was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ellendale. He was active for many years in the Plymouth County 4-H organization and was known for raising and selling sheep.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Dale Kovarna of Sioux City and Gary Kovarna of Denver, Colo.; two daughters, Caren Kounkel of Austin, Texas, and Renee Thoreson, of Hinton; a brother, Howard Kovarna of Merrill, Iowa; two sisters, Doris Sitzman of LeMars, and Donna Miller of Sioux City; eight grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles, and two sisters, Ella and Margie.

Pallbearers will be Larry and Kelly Kovarna, Dave McKenney, Jim Miller, Kirt Thompson, Robert Frerichs, Barry and Bryon Kounkel and Doug and Shannin Kovarna.

~Source: The Sioux City Journal, unknown date of publication


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