William Kovalik, 94, of Springfield, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 11, 2008. He was born September 29, 1913 in Springfield to the late Gus and Louise Kovalik.
Helen and Bill were married for 69 years and she preceded him in death on December 12, 2004. He is also preceded in death by their daughter Katherine K. Donahue and a granddaughter Kimberly Kovalik-Cory.
Bill is survived by Irv and Zenta Kovalik of San Jose, CA, a grandson Cody Donahue of Springfield, his sister Ruth and Emil Augustine of Denver, CO and his brother Jack and Hilda Kovalik of Auburn along with many nieces, and nephews.
Bill was a member of the 1st Church of God in Springfield and retired as a remodeling contractor from his company L & K Builders.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm Friday, August 15, 2008 at Staab Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held at 10 am Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 1st Church of God. Pastor Jay Kroft will officiate and the Interment will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.
The family request memorial contributions in lieu of flowers to 1st Church of God, 2800 Stevenson Dr., Springfield, IL 62703.