Clyde C. Covault, Jr.

Clyde C. Covault, Jr.
Clyde C.  “Red”Covault, Jr, of Otsego passed away Monday, June 15, 2009, at his home. Mr. Covault was born March 3, 1929, in TrowbridgeTownship to Clyde Sr. and Ethel (Bergh) Covault, and had been a resident of Otsego since 1942. He had been employed at the MacSimBar Paper Mill and then for over 40 years, beginning in 1951, he owned and operated Otsego TV. Red was a member of St. Margaret Church, a 4th Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus, a member of the Otsego Lions Club, the Elks Club #1711 B.P.O.E., the Moose Lodge #345 and the Otsego Chamber of Commerce. He enjoyed fishing, dancing, playing the harmonica, singing for birthdays, playing Santa, store parties, camping with the camping group from Allegan and spending time with many special friends. On August 13, 1950, in Bloomingdale he was united in marriage to Monna Smith, who survives. Also surviving are five children, Deb (Juan) Castaneda, Tom (Michele) Covault, Mike (Robin) Covault, Pam Covault and Cherry Connor; ten grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; his brother, Calvin (Roberta) Covault and their children, Randy (Diane) Covault, Malinda Knapp, Bruce (Chris) Covault and Mark (Jackie) Covault and many great-nieces and nephews. Friends may meet the family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM Thursday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where a Scripture Service will be held at 7:00 P.M., Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM Friday at St. Margaret Church, Otsego, Rev. Fr. Donald P. Klingler, Celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Margaret Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Red may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
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