Kenneth Paul Kovacs |

Kenneth Paul Kovacs

Kenneth P. Kovacs, 68, of Battlement Mesa, passed away Nov. 24, 2008, surrounded by his loving family.

Ken was born Nov. 3, 1940, in Antioch, Calif., to Paul John and Laura (Panek) Kovacs.

He married Marietta Russo Aug. 26, 1961, in Pittsburg, Calif. They moved to Battlement Mesa from Aurora 11 years ago, after he retired from his job as an electrical engineer.

Ken is survived by his wife; son Kenny (Samantha) Kovacs; daughters Kathy (Derek) Johnson and Lori Kovacs; brother Ron (Peggy) Kovacs; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Erelene.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Grand Valley United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 125, Parachute, CO 81635.

A graveside service is planned for 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Battlement Mesa Cemetery.

Rifle Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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