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. Leona F. Kovnesky . 

Collected and contributed by:  Bill Fonferek

. January 13, 2013
 .Green Bay Press-Gazette


Leona F. Kovnesky, 92, Coleman, died Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Woodland
Village, Suring. She was born to the late Elizabeth Barbian February 1, 1920
at Hales Corners, WI. She married Edward Kovnesky March 31, 1940 at
Milwaukee. The couple lived in Milwaukee until retiring to Rost Lake in the
Town of Brazeau in 1975. Edward preceded her in death in 2002. Leona was a
member of the former St. Francis and Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Klondike.

Surviving are one son, Richard Kovneski, Oconto Falls; three grandchildren,
David, Kathleen and William, one sister, Lillian Slomski, Neilsville, WI;
two sisters-in-law, Joyce Tachick, Mountain and Elaine Gnet, West Palm
Beach, FL. Leona was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son,
Robert and daughter-in-law, Pauline Kovneski.

Friends may call at the Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home, 235 E. Main St.,
Coleman, Tuesday, January 15th from 9 A.M. until the time of Funeral
Services at 11 A.M. at the funeral home with Father Celestine Byekwaso
officiating. Interment at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery, Klondike.