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Family: Charles Kovar / Viola Rae Keller Kovar (F3309)

m. 14 Aug 1929


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  • Father | Male
    Charles Kovar

    Born  17 Dec 1905  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Feb 2007  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  7 Feb 2007  Czech-Moravian Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  14 Aug 1929  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Kovar | F2634 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna Balusek Kovar | F2634 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Viola Rae Keller Kovar

    Born  2 Feb 1910  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 May 1993  Junction City, Geary County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  25 May 1993  Czech-Moravian Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Alfred Ray Keller, Jr. | F6146 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Lillie Myrtle Bland Keller | F6146 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Bertha Kovar Dunn

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    Spouse  Melvin Dunn | F2844 
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    Child 2 | Female
    Doreen Kovar Hudkins Stone

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    Child 3 | Male
    + Philip Ray Kovar

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    Spouse  Peggy Ann Sheppeard Kovar | F3462 
    Married  10 Feb 1961  Aiken, Aiken County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Grace Kovar Turenne

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    Child 5 | Female
    Peggy Kovar Shelton Spencer

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  • Documents
    Anniversary- Kovar, Charley and Viola 1
    Anniversary- Kovar, Charley and Viola 1
    50th Anniversary for Charley Kovars

    Mr. and Mrs. Charley Kovar, Delia, will celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, August 12, 1979, with a reception in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m. in the grade school building in Delia. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.

    Mr. and Mrs. Kovar were married at the home of the bride on August 14, 1929, with the Reverend Leksa officiating.

    The Kovars are the parents of five children: Doreen Hudkins, Topeka; Bertha Dunn, Germany; Grace Turenne, Forest Lake, Minn.; Philip, Junction City; and Peggy Shelton, Altus, Okla. They have 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    Anniversary- Kovar, Charley and Viola 2
    Anniversary- Kovar, Charley and Viola 2
    Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Kovar, Delia, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on August 12. They were married on August 14,1929.

    All of their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren attended. Ice cream and cake were enjoyed in the afternoon by Doreen Hudkins and friend Jim Stone, Bertha and Melvin Dunn, Delia, Grace and Robert Turenne Sr., Forest Lake, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Kovar, Junction City, Peggy Shelton and friend Jim Spencer, Blair, Okla. Grandchildren attending were Mr. and Mrs. Steve Hudkins, Elmont, Mrs. Diane Droege, Arizona, Charles Dunn, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Turenne, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Don DeTomas, Minn.; Richard Turenne, Minn., Alan and Kimberly Kovar, Junction City; William Shelton, Blair, Okla.; Kevin Kovar, Delia. Great-grandchildren present were Michelle and Tricia Hudkins, Robert Turenne III, Jacob Turenne, Michael Turenne, Carri, Tony, Lesley and Jodelle DeTomaso. On August 14, calls were received by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Macha, Delia, Bertha Martinek and Elmer Thompson, and Mrs. Berny Sheppeard, Junction City.
    Anniversary- Kovar, Charley and Viola 3
    Anniversary- Kovar, Charley and Viola 3
    Kovars Will Celebrate 60th Anniversary Aug. 13
    Mr. and Mrs. Charley Kovar will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, August 13, with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Delia Community enter.

    Hosts will be their five children Doreen and Jim Stone, Topeka; Bertha and Melvin Dunn, rural Rossville; Grace and Bob Turenne, St. Paul Minn.; Philip and Peggy Kovar, rural Milford; and Peggy and Jim Spencer, Blair, Okla. The Kovars have 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

    Charley Kovar and Viola Keller were married at her parents' home north of Delia on August 14, 1929. They lived on a farm about five miles east of Delia for 58 years before moving to Rural Route 1, Box 108, Milford, Ks. 66514, where they live with their son and family.

    Charley and Viola request no gifts, please; however, a card shower would be appreciated.