We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Whispering Pines Funeral & Cremation Service
Scott Anthony Kovaleski 57 years old, passed away unexpectedly Friday, September 9th, 2022, at his home in Hackensack, MN. Scott was born in Carbondale, IL September 29, 1964, to parents Tony Kovaleski and Judy Kovaleski. The family moved to Decatur, IL, where Scott graduated from Stephen Decatur High School in 1982. Following graduation he joined the Army C-4-2 where he spent 4 years and then he worked for the State Department.
Scott was a music and food lover, an avid golfer, and enjoyed fishing, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. He was always ready with a story and a strong shoulder to lean on.
He is survived by his wife Karen Kovaleski and 2 daughters Mattea and Carrisa from San Francisco, CA, brothers Todd Kovaleski from Belvidere, IL, Ed Hughes (Mary Ellen) from Liberty, MO, Rick Hughes (Debbie) from Hackensack, MN, sister Kate Kovaleski from San Francisco, CA as well as 10 nieces and nephews and 1 great niece and 2 great nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, September 18th at Union Congregational United Church of Christ, 401 Lake Ave, East, Hackensack, MN at 2:00pm.
Please direct any flowers to Whispering Pines Funeral Home, 3695 Autum Loop Dr., Hackensack, Minnesota.