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1955 Gary 2019

Gary Kochevar

July 24, 1955 — December 9, 2019

Gary Roger Kochevar

Gary R. Kochevar, 64, Hibbing, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 in his home.  He was born July 24, 1955 in Virginia, MN to Joseph and Madeline Kochevar.  Gary married Christal Sanders on Sept. 17, 1988 and had lived in Chisholm where they raised their family before moving to Hibbing later in life.  Gary lived a simple lifestyle that revolved around the family he loved and the work he did at Minntac and LTV Mining.  When his mining career ended, he had enjoyed his time working for Ranger Chevrolet.  He is survived by his wife Christal, son Nicholas (Shalynn) Kochevar of Lakeville, MN, his daughter Kaitlyn Kochevar of Hibbing, 4 grandchildren: Max, Sophia, Ace and Mila Kochevar, his father and mother in law, Warren and Karen Sanders and his sister Patty (Daniel) Maloney of Crown Point, IN.

A gathering of family and friends will be held in the Dougherty Funeral Home, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Thursday, December 12, 2019

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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