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Charles "Chuck" L. Hovorka

Charles "Chuck" Lee Hovorka was born on August 29, 1956 to Alvin and Helen (Sejnoha) Hovorka in Scotland, South Dakota. He graduated from Tyndall High School in 1974 and played as the kicker for the football team. For a time, he did custom combining in Texas before returning to the family farm by Scotland. He helped his family farm for the next 10 years. He also worked at Kingsburg Grain, Tyndall Co-op, and then for the Bon Homme County Highway Department for 5 years. Lastly, he worked as a welder at Wilson Trailer Company in Yankton.
In his spare time, Chuck enjoyed trap shooting, golfing, bowling, and slow pitching for Roy's Bar baseball team. He was also a big Denver Broncos fan.
Chuck passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at St. Michael's Hospital Avera in Tyndall, South Dakota having attained the age of 62 years, 5 months, and 16 days.
He is survived by his daughter Sara Hovorka of Sioux Falls, SD; brother Dennis (Connie) Hovorka of Tyndall, SD; and many nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

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We never got to sign the guestbook at the memorial as we were so busy getting more chairs set up. It was nice seeing so many at the memorial. He was a social buff and had many good friends and also many memories were passed around that day. He had quite the crowd and that says much for you Chuck. RIP Chuck.

Joe and Jane Sedlacek Feb 25 2019 5:30 PM

Sara, Dennis, Connie, Joanie, and families,. So sorry to learn of Chuck's passing. Sara my heart goes out to yo losing your Dad so young. Always enjoyed being around Chuck though hadn't seen each other much in our adult lives. I hope Knowing he was loved and respected in the community will give u some comfort. God bless and comfort you.

Julie Schneider Feb 25 2019 3:52 AM

My condolences to all the family. Chuck was my first cousin, but my brothers were most likely closer to him than I. My parents, Roger & Emma Jones, & I visited Aunt Helen & Uncle Alvin often, which I so loved! Chuck was intermittently around and just the nicest guy! Im so sorry for your loss. Sending love...

Mark & Kristine (Jones) Hall & Josie Feb 21 2019 6:02 AM

Sorry to hear about Chuck passing. Will miss seeing Chuck around hearing his humor.

Roger and Sheila Hisek Feb 19 2019 1:40 AM

Our deepest condolences to all of Chuck's family. Chuck was a very, very good friend with a heart of gold. He was our best man when we were married, and he's one of the best men we knew. We'll miss his laughter, his smiles, his sense of humor & his opinions. Rest in peace our dear friend, Chuck.

Sue & Dave Winckler Feb 19 2019 1:39 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the Hovorka family. RIP my FRIEND.

Dennis and Kerrie Verba Feb 18 2019 10:27 PM

Dennis just know your brother was loved by many. We that knew him have our own memories. He was a good guy. RIP dear friend.

Debbie Trotchie (Mudder) Feb 18 2019 9:37 PM

Chuck was my favorite cousin. Our moms were twins so our families spent a lot of time together on weekends, holidays & summers. We had a great time playing in the dirt, running through the pasture, riding bikes and lots of other things farm kids did. I didn't see him all that much in our adult life but I always felt that closeness all these years. Saying goodbye to him feels like saying goodbye to part of my childhood because he and his family were such a big part of it. It breaks my heart to know he is gone. I trust that the Lord has welcomed him with open arms.

Barb (Hamberger) Nincehelser Feb 18 2019 8:04 PM

Sara I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. If you need anything please let us know. Love you

Jerry and Melissa Shrieves Feb 18 2019 6:31 PM

Our condolences to the Hovorka family.

Clark and Kris Kelley Feb 18 2019 3:05 PM

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