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Albert Kovarik

In Loving Memory

Kovarik, Albert F.

January 1, 1929 - April 20, 2024

Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Saturday, April 20th, 2024.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri on January 1st, 1929 to parents Frank and Susan (nee Albart) Kovarik. Albert is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Leah Kovarik (nee Magary). He is also survived by his brother, Eugene Joseph Kovarik and Eugene’s children: Elizabeth Kovarik Bolling, Katherine Kovarik Kakman, Robert Kovarik D.D.S., and Jenny Kovarik Colmann. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, James Joseph Kovarik.

Albert was ordained into priesthood on March 25th, 1955 and left the priesthood in good standing after 40 years. He then went on to meet his wife, Mary. They were married on October 19th, 1996.

SERVICES: Funeral Mass will be held at St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church (6047 Bishops Place 63109) on Saturday, May 11th at 10:00 AM. Interment at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org) appreciated.  Visitation will be held at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL (10151 Gravois Rd 63123) on Friday, May 10th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM.

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  1. As a young Fr. Albert, and cousin of our mother, Dorothy Kovarik, he performed the marriage ceremony uniting Dorothy with Wilbert (Wibby) J. Lange, Jr. on October 11, 1955 at St. George Catholic Church. My heart is both aching at the loss of Albert, and warmed with happy memories as one of Dottie & Wib’s 7 children. I’m certain there was a very large contingent of Kovariks (including our parents and 1 brother) to greet him upon his heavenly arrival. Our sympathies to Mary and our extended Kovarik family. God bless you all at this difficult time.

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