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October 7, 1939 ~ August 24, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
Albert “Al” J. Sovanski, 83, of Coal Valley, passed away Thursday August 24, 2023, at his home surrounded by his family.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday September 5, 2023, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until service time. Memorials may be made to his family.
Al was born on October 7, 1939, in Kewanee, IL, the son of Adolph and Clara (Hamilton) Sovanski. He married Margaret “Maggie” Forsberg on August 11, 1967, in Milan. Al was previously employed for eleven years at Erickson Chevrolet as a parts manager. He then worked for thirty years at Standard Forwarding, retiring in 2001. Al was a member of the Teamster Local 371 and the Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club.
Survivors include wife, Maggie; son, Chad Sovanski; daughters, Sara Sovanski, Diane Sutterman; grandchildren, Dan and Abby; sister-in-law, Lois Sovanski.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother-in-law, Kathleen & Reynold Runge; brother, Greg Sovanski.