Larry Kovar

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September 12th

Larry Kovar, 91, of Leesburg, IN passed away on September 11, 2014 at his home.  He was born on May 16, 1923 in Czechoslovakia to Metold & Anna (Chmelova) Kovar.  He married Lorraine Nawrocki who preceded him in 2013.  He was a USMC veteran serving our country in WWII.  He was a retired machinist for International Harvester .  He was a 20 year Barbee Lake resident having moved here full time from Chicago.  He was a member of the Shepherd by the Lakes Lutheran Church.  Larry is survived by his 3 sons – Ken (Linda) Kovar of Fort Collins, CO, Matthew Kovar of Bourbonnais, IL, & Larry (Bernice) Kovar of Leesburg.  3 daughters – Maryanne Schmeski of Portage, IN, Elaine Kovar of Crete, IL, & Laurie Wagner of Leesburg.  13 grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren.  He was preceded by his wife Lorraine, his sister Rose Dronzek, and his grandson Leslie “Bubba” Lohse.  Visitation will be Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 2-6 pm at the Eastlund Funeral Home.  Services will be Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11 am at the Shepherd by the Lakes Lutheran Church with Pastor Jerry Winegarden officiating.  Burial will follow with military honors at the North Webster Cemetery / Mock addition.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Shepherd by the Lakes Lutheran Church.  Online condolences to:

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