Michael John “Fats” “Perch Daddy” Kovach, 68, of Clintonville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in Appleton.
Michael was born in Milwaukee on March 29, 1948, the son of the late John and Janet (Franz) Kovach Jr. On Oct. 9, 1993, Michael was united in marriage to Sandra Boettcher. He worked as a printer at MPI Graphics in Milwaukee, Mary Morgan in Green Bay and most recently at Independent Printing in De Pere. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing and rebuilding tractors.
Michael is survived by his wife, Sandi; two children, Tracy Kovach, of Milwaukee, and Aaron (Dawn) Kovach, of Mount Pleasant; two stepchildren, Wanda (Joel) Nischke, of Green Valley, and Lance (Vicki) Olson, of Bonduel; five grandchildren, Katelyn, Bobby, Justin, Skylar and Makayla; six stepgrandchildren, Zachary, Nicole, Tyler, Riley, Alexandra and Remington; and one sister, Suzanne (Michael) Mahr, of Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Marianne Huntington.