Jack B Kowatch
Nov. 29, 1921 - Nov. 20, 2011
Culver - Jack B Kowatch, 89, of North Fort Myers, Florida, formerly of Culver , passed away on November 20, 2011 at 7:15 am in the
Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Florida.
Jack was born on November 29, 1921 in Culver , IN. He was one of six children born to John and Vada (Burch) Kowatch.
Jack was married to Catherine Thornburg. Together they raised their daughter Sondra. Catherine preceded Jack in death in 1980.
Jack later fell in love and married Joyce Mikesell on September 4, 1983 at the Maxinkuckee Country Club in Culver .
Jack owner and operated Kowatch Plumbing and Heating in Culver for many years. He managed the Maxinkuckee Country Club for 34
years, retiring in 2008. He loved playing golf, woodworking, and building cabinets. He and Joyce wintered in Florida for many years before
making it their permanent home.
Jack is survived by his wife Joyce Kowatch of North Fort Myers, FL; brothers Edward (Mary) Kowatch and John Kowatch of Culver and
James (Beverly) Kowatch of Chicago, IL; son-in-law Leon Bennett of Culver ; grandchildren Cynthia (Bruce) Carter, Todd (Shaunna)
Bennett and Trent (Dana) Bennett; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; step-grandchildren Angela Garner, Nancy Greene
and Thomas Guy II; and 4 step-great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1st wife Catherine, daughter Sondra Bennett and 2 sisters.
A time of sharing memories with the family will be held at the Culver Bible Church from 9:00 - 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 26, 2011.
Rev. Dan Huhn will officiate funeral services at 11:00 AM at the church. Burial will follow at the Culver Masonic Cemetery.
Memorials may be given in Jack's memory to the Culver Bible Church or to Hope Hospice. Condolences may be sent to the family via the
obituary page at www.odo mfuneralhome.com The Odom Funeral Home, Culver , is in charge of arrangements.
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