Evelyn L. Kovac, 90, formerly of Haslett, MI, went home to be with her Lord on April 29, 2019, at home in Gurnee, IL with her daughter and son-in-law by her side. She was born on December 1, 1928, in Meadville, PA to the late Laroy and Thelma (Hildebrand) Johnston She was a wonderful Mother and possessed a strong Christian faith. Her beauty shined brightly in all aspects of her life. Evelyn leaves to cherish in her loving memory, her children, Shirley Ann (Robert) Rosier of Lansing, MI, Linda L. (Tim) Moran of Gurnee, IL and David J. Kovac of Wilton Manors, FL; step-sons, Raymond (Ruth) Kovac and Russ (Theresa) Kovac, brothers, Walter Johnston and Harold Johnston; grandchildren, T.J. Moran, Michael (Andrea) Moran and Kevin (Brenna) Moran; great-grandchildren, Orion Moran and Kasey Moran, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Alex Kovac; brothers, Robert Johnston and Donald Johnston, and sister-law, Mary Jo Johnston. We want to give a very special thank you to Pastor Davis and Pastor Sutton from St. Luke Lutheran Church for always visiting our mother. Also, a special shout-out to Amy and the ladies at Marshe Pointe in Haslett, MI, as well as Barb Scott for all the love and friendship they gave to her. Visitation will take place on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 5-8pm at Palmer Bush & Jensen Funeral Home, 520 E. Mt. Hope Ave., Lansing, MI. A celebration of Evelyn’s life will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 11am with visitation from 10am-11am, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 5589 Van Atta Rd., Haslett, MI with Pastor Dave Davis officiating; luncheon after the service; entombment will take place at 2pm after the luncheon at East Lawn Memory Gardens in Okemos, MI. Memorial donations for the services in Michigan may be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church, Haslett, MI.
A memorial service will take place on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at 6:30 pm at Bethel Lutheran Church, 5110 Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL with Rev. Dr. Ben Squires officiating. Memorial donations for the services in Illinois may be made to Bethel Lutheran Church. Arrangements entrusted to Sambrano Funeral & Cremation, 4606 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee, Illinois. You may leave online condolences at LauraSambranoFunerals.com; 847-571-7719.
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