Rudy “Jim” Tonkovich

February 12, 1928 - January 7, 2019

02/12/1928 - 01/07/2019

Past Services

Cemetery
Thursday January 10, 2019
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
Directions
Visitation
Thursday January 10, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Service
Thursday January 10, 2019
1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Rudy “Jim” Tonkovich, 90, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Monday January 7,2019 at the Continuing Healthcare of Shadyside, OH.

Jim was born February 12, 1928 in Jacobsburg, Ohio a son of the late Michael and Tereza Lipscoak (Lepo) Tonkovich.

He was retired from the Laborers Local #1149 Wheeling, WV. He was a Seaman 1st class with the United States Navy on the USS LST-1122.

Preceding him in death was his wife, JoAnn Applegarth Tonkovich, a sister Ann Hess, and a brother, Mike Tonkovich Jr.

Surviving are a daughter, Terry (Denny) Huffman of Shadyside, OH., and a son, Pete (Missie) Tonkovich of Dexter City, OH, his former wife, June Jeffers Tonkovich of Shadyside, and his nephew, Bill and Charlotte Hess of Jacobsburg, OH whom the family thanks for their longtime devotion and caring during his illness. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Thursday at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio from 11am until time of funeral service at 1pm with Pastor Sheila Dunn officiating.

Burial follows in Powhatan Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Cheryl J Skinner, Military Veterans Musuem
3 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Rudy Jim Tonkovich, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, Rudy Jim Tonkovich, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Darlene Forbes
3 years ago

Rudy was one of my favorite customer at kroger,he always came to me to ring him out