Obituaries detail

Charles John Gregovich
Jun 02,1933---Nov 17,2017

Charles John Gregovich, 84, of Independence, MO peacefully passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on Friday, November 17, 2017. Born June 2, 1933 in Butler, WI to Thomas & Rose Gregovich and was the youngest of 12 children. After graduating from Menomonee Falls High School in Menomonee Falls, WI, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division from 1953 to 1957, where some of his best stories derived from. He met and married Sheila Roland on September 9, 1961. He spent most of his working years at Allis-Chalmers, a career that flourished and brought him to Independence, MO in 1969 and later was a self-employed business owner. He was a member of St. Mark’s Parish and most recently attended Nativity Parish. He was also a past President of the Mid America Mustang Club. He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas & Rose (Nysatt) Gregovich, and 9 siblings. He is survived by brother, Anthone Gregovich of Milwaukee, WI and dear sister, Katherine Zimmer (Paul) of Germantown, WI, his beautiful wife of 56 years, Sheila Gregovich, daughters Lisa Gregovich (Jamie Dupuy) of Coppell, TX, Lynn Becerra (David) of Lee’s Summit, MO, Jill Hickert (Greg) of Independence, MO & Julie Hollaman (Mark) of Blue Springs, MO and son, Robert Gregovich (Amy) of Overland Park, KS. He is also survived by seven, brilliant grandchildren, Taylar Ferguson (Austin) of San Diego, CA, Preston Gregovich of Independence, MO, Cole Hollaman of Blue Springs, MO, Dawson & David II Becerra of Lee’s Summit, MO, Cooper & Ella Gregovich of Overland Park, KS and one, precious great-grandson, Ryder Ferguson, 2 years old of San Diego, CA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM, at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 10017 East 36th Terrace, Independence, MO 64052. The family will welcome family and friends for visitation one hour before the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.

Additional Service:
Visitation
Location:
Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church
Address:
10017 E. 36th Terr.
City:
Independence
State:
Missouri
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Date of Service:
Nov 22 ,2017
Time of Service:
10:00 am
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Additional Service:
Funeral Mass
Location:
Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church
Address:
10017 E. 36th Terr.
City:
Independence
State:
Missouri
Zip Code:
Date of Service:
Nov 22 ,2017
Time of Service:
11:00 am
Additional Information:
No Additional Information Added
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Condolences

Mary Jacobs Nov 19 ,2017

Friend ,Lenexa ,Kansas

Bob and family, I am very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers. Mary Jacobs

Jim & Donna Newland Nov 19 ,2017

Our sympathy for your loss. Chuck will be greatly missed in the neighborhood and in our hearts.

Melissa Danbom Nov 20 ,2017

Friend ,Independence ,Missouri

He was an amazing person. My husband and I enjoyed his stories. He was always smiling. He gave the best hugs goodbye. He will be missed by all the people he touched.

Ryan Johnson Nov 21 ,2017

Friend ,Lee's Summit ,Missouri

A great man with a warm smile and a piece of bubble gum every time I saw him. He will be missed and we send our best to the family.