James Kovatch, age 51,of Andoverdied September 21, 2011 at home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, September 24th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Athens Lutheran Cemetery.
James (Jim) Kovatch was born on May 2, 1960 in Moorhead, Minnesota to John and Viola Kovatch. Jim was raised in Moorhead, MN and later, moved to Cedar, MN with his family. Jim had an appreciation of nature and being outdoors; he enjoyed camping and hiking in the woods. Although, he did appreciate a night indoors specifically at the casino doing a little gambling.
James A. Kovatch passed away September 21, 2011 at the age of 51 years, 4 months and 21 days. Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Viola Kovatch.
James will be lovingly remembered by his son, Josh Kovatch; father, John Kovatch; three sisters, Cynthia Barton of Anoka, MN, Connie (Nels) Erickson of Blaine, MN, and Lori (Leonard) Benjamin of Chilo, Ohio; brother, Rocky McCloud of Plymouth, MN; nephew and nieces, Damien Fogg, Ashley Benjamin, Rachel Barton, Sandra Benjamin, and Monique Barton; great nieces and nephews, Carson Fogg, Eva Benjamin, Devon Barton, Layla Fogg, and Bradley Woods; cousin and friend Ricky Peterson and by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.