Margaret 'Jean' Eugenia (1918 - 2006)
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Surnames: Govek, Petty, Johnson, Weytens, Butterbaugh, Smith
----Sources: Marshfield News-Herald, Oct. 7, 2006
Govek, Margaret "Jean" Eugenia (23 Sept. 1918 - 5 Oct. 2006)
Margaret 'Jean' Govek
WILLARD -- Margaret "Jean" Eugenia Govek, 88, of Willard, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at her daughter's home in South Bend, Ind.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with a 7 p.m. prayer service, Monday, and again from 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday, all at the church.
Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood is assisting the family with arrangements.
She was born Sept. 23, 1918, in Mobile, Ala., to George Henry and Pearl Blanche (Petty) Johnson. She married Frank Leopold Govek on Aug. 12, 1942, at All Saints Chapel Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla. Jean worked for North Hendren Co-op Dairy in Willard as a bookkeeper from 1953 until retiring in 1971. The couple resided in Willard until moving to South Bend, Ind., in August 2004.
She is survived by her husband, Frank Govek of South Bend, Ind.; her four children, John A. (Jane) Govek, Wausau, Mary Ruth (Dave) Weytens, Waukesha, William J. Govek, Eau Claire, and Carol A. Govek, South Bend, Ind.; 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Smith and Christine (John) Butterbaugh, both of Pensacola, Fla.; two brothers, George (Aretta) Johnson, Pensacola, Fla., and Billy Howard (Beverly) Johnson, Big Spring, Texas.
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