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Tresa A. Schenk – Kovatch, age 94, died March 10, 2011 in Woodhaven, Mich.
She was born November 30, 1916 in Detroit to John and Anna Kandler. She married Frank L. Kovatch on October 11, 1948. He preceded her in death in June of 1989. She married Robert Schenk on June 1, 2000.
She was a member of the United Church in Forest, Ontario. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon, a son-in-law, Gary Jones, great-grandson, Brandon Obermesik, brothers, John, Frank, Max, and Carl Kandler, and a sister, Ann Hill.
She is survived by her children: Karen Jones, Judy Nuttle, Gary (Wanda) McMullen, Gayle (Don) Nabozney, Frank (Carol) Kovatch, John (Denise) Kovatch, Terry Kovatch, and step-son, Brian Schenk; 38 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; a sister, Katherine (Jim) Behnke; sister-in-laws, Diane Kandler, Eileen Parker, brother-in-law, Ronald (Millie) Schenk, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 14, in the Smith Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Max Amstutz officiating.
Smith Family Funeral Home was in charge.