PETER (PETE) J. KOVACIK CROWN POINT, IN
Peter Kovacik, age 86, of Crown Point, formerly of Highland, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Fran Kovacik, and four children: Karen Kovacik (Jim Powell) of Indianapolis; Linda (John) Maassen of Louisville; Pete (Nichole) of Crown Point; and John of Rolling Prairie. He is also survived by six grandchildren: Mateo Palos; Russell and Ryan Vance; Carrie, Natalie, and Emma Kovacik, as well as many cousins, nephews, and nieces. Preceded in death by his parents Peter A. and Mary R. Kovacik; sister Irene Ihnat; and brother Ray Kramer. Peter was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Crown Point and former member of Our Lady of Grace in Highland. He worked for Amoco Research & Development in Naperville, Ill., Kaiser Chemicals in Dolton, Ill., and Standard Oil in Whiting. He was a graduate of East Chicago Washington High School and a Korean War veteran. He is also a member of the Standard Oil Annuitants Club and VFW Post 717, St. John. Family and friends may call at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E. 113th Ave., Crown Point, on Friday, August 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Prayers will be held Saturday, August 2, at 9:15 a.m. at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 321 E. Joliet St., Crown Point, with Fr. Pat Kalich officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Share Foundation, P.O. Box 400, Rolling Prairie, IN 46317-0400; or Hospice of the Calumet Area, 600 Superior Ave., Munster, IN 46321. View directions and/or sign guestbook at www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact 219-663-2500.
Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre - Crown Point
606 E. 113th Ave. Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2014