Viola V. Kovatch, age 72, of Cedar …. Funeral service 2:00 P.M. Monday, March 26th at Strike Funeral Home – ISANTI Chapel. Visitation 2 hours prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.
Viola Vita Kovatch was born March 1, 1935 at Belcourt, North Dakota to Alex and Flora Boyer. She was raised in Belcourt and later in the Devils Lake area. On May 1, 1958 Viola married John Kovatch, Jr. at Moorhead, Minnesota. They made their home in the Fargo-Moorhead area until 1973 when they moved to the Soderville-East Bethel area. Viola enjoyed playing bingo and camping with her children and grandchildren.
Viola Kovatch passed away Friday, March 23, 2007 at Fairview Lakes Regional Hospital in Wyoming at the age of 72 years and 22 days. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Flora Boyer; three brothers, Alex Boyer, Jr., George Boyer, and Donald Boyer; and three sisters, Rachel Belgarde, Ann Dolan, and Veronica Lenoir.
Viola will be lovingly remembered by her husband, John; two sons, Rocky Kovatch of Plymouth, and James Kovatch of Cambridge; three daughters, Cynthia Barton of Anoka, Connie (Nels) Erickson of Blaine, and Lori (Leonard) Benjamin of Chilo, Ohio; six grandchildren, Damien Fogg, Ashley Benjamin, Josh Kovatch, Rachel Barton, Sandra Benjamin, and Monique Barton; two great-grandchildren, Carson Fogg and Eva Gray; by other relatives and friends.