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Barbara Buys Kovach dies at age 60

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Barbara Buys Kovach, age 60 of Porter, Ind., passed away Saturday January 26, 2013 at her home.

She was born on December 5, 1951 in Richmond, Va., to Clifford and Catherine Buys.

On November 14, 1994 in Bolingbrook, Ill., she married Ronald A. Kovach Jr., who survives in Porter. Also surviving are her two sons Daniel A. (Michelle) Fries of Chicago, Ill., and David A. Fries of Purcellville, Va., and her father Clifford (Jeanette) Buys of Charlottesville, Va.

Barb was preceded in death by her mother Catherine Buys.

Barb was the librarian at the Kahler Middle School in Dyer, Ind. She had many hobbies, traveling, reading, target shooting and playing with her cats, to name a few.

The family will receive friends at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, Ind., on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Burial will take place at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Richmond, Va.

Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave., #1210 Chicago, Ill., in Barbís name.

For additional information please call 219-926-1309.



Posted 1/28/2013