Marcella J. Chovan, 96, of Chippewa Falls, died Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at the Chippewa Manor in Chippewa Falls.
Marcella was born August 17, 1925 in the town of Tilden, the daughter of William and Minnie (Mickesh) Kurtz.
On May 27, 1946, Marcella married William Chovan at Notre Dame Church in Chippewa Falls. She was a member of Notre Dame Church.
They lived on a farm in Eagle Point until his death, she later moved to Chippewa Falls and then to the Chippewa Manor.
Marcella loved being on the farm – milking cows, tending to her chickens, cats and dogs. She loved gardening, canning, baking, but most of all, she loved making Sunday dinners for her family.
Marcella is survived by one son, William Chovan, Jr. of Eau Claire; one daughter, Suzanne Martin of Bloomer; three half brothers, Dan Kurtz of California, Dennis Kurtz of Winona, Minnesota and Jim Kurtz of Texas; two half sisters, Lois Nyre of Chippewa Falls and Jean (Bernard) Dienhammer of Rockford, Il; six grandchildren, Adam Norton, Stacey Schweigert, Brad Chovan, Dana Kressin, Kelly Martin and Erin Schick; and nine great grandchildren.
Marcella was preceded in death by her husband, William on September 8, 2002; one son, David in infancy; one daughter, Karen Norton; one daughter-in-law, Peggy Chovan; her parents; stepmother, Mary Kurtz; two brothers, William Kurtz, Jr. and Clarence Kurtz; and half sister, Marion Wohld.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, March 15 at Notre Dame Church in Chippewa Falls. Rev. Brandon Guenther will be celebrant of the funeral Mass. Interment will be in Hope Cemetery in Chippewa Falls.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 12 Noon on Tuesday, March 15 at the church.
AFTER SERVICE NOTICE:
Funeral services for Marcella J. Chovan were held at Noon on Tuesday, March 15 at Notre Dame Church in Chippewa Falls.
Rev. Brandon Guenther was celebrant of the funeral Mass and officiated at the prayers of interment in Hope Cemetery in Chippewa Falls.
Music during the Mass was provided by Beth Martinek and Sue Van de Loo. Readings were given by Dennis Kurtz. Gift bearers were Andrew and Avery Kressin.
Casket bearers were Brad Chovan, Rick Kressin, Dennis Kurtz, Adam Norton, Brad Schick and Mike Schweigert.
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