Ervin “Erv” Koback, 76
Ervin “Erv” Koback, age 76 of Plover, passed away peacefully, but unexpectedly at his home in Plover on February 18, 2014.
A celebration of Life Service for Ervin will be held at Noon on Saturday March 1, 2014 at the Shuda – Plover Family Funeral Home. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 9:00 – Noon on Saturday morning before the service.
Erv was born July 25, 1937 in Stevens Point, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Hintz) Koback. He attended local schools. He married Janice C. Lepper on June 23, 1956 in Stevens Point.
Erv entered the United States Army in 1956, served stateside and was honorably discharged in 1963.
The couple settled in Plover. Erv was a truck driver for various local companies, most recently Napa. Erv owned and operated “Our Family Cleaning” for 30 years. Erv and Jan ran the concession stand at Memorial Park in Plover for 8 years in the 1970’s. He was an avid Dale Earnhardt, Brett Favre fan and loved Classic Country music. His love for his children and grandchildren was shown in his unending support of their extra curricular activities including, baseball, hockey, snow boarding, track meets, volleyball, skate boarding, football, basketball, dance recitals, plays, auto racing, lawn mower races and bowling. He enjoyed taking Sunday road trips to the casino, fishing, puzzling and relaxing by the campfire. The most important thing to our Dad was his family. He was extremely devoted, loving and passionate about everything we did. He was there for each and every one of us unconditionally.
Erv is survived by his 7 children and their families: Michael and his children Megan (Jake) Novak, their daughter Hadley; Cody and Jake; Gregory (Jennifer) their children Sara (Josh) Muszynski their children Payton and Carson, Casey (Autumn) and Kyle (Alice) their children Hunter, Harley and Aurora. Ryan (Cecily) and Joe Fuller; Christine (Joe) Fischer their children Justin and Janelle and her son Dalton; Brenda (Johann) Varga their children Devin and Quade; Bonnie (Charles) Hansen; Kim (Jodie) their children Lexi and Alivia; Peggy (Scott) King their children Sterling, Mason and Lily. 2 sisters: Lucille Konopacky and Lorraine (Ralph) Studinski. 2 brothers: Donald (Delores) Koback and Steven (Diane) Koback. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Janice in April of 2011, 2 sisters: Mona and Theresea, 2 brothers: Harry and Robert.
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