Obituary for Celestino "Joe" Tovar

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Celestino “Joe” Tovar, 97, of Onalaska, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the Onalaska Care Center.
He was born in Texas on May 19, 1921 to Juan and Paulita (Hernandez) Tovar. Joe married Marilyn Adams on April 20, 1963.
Joe served in the US Army during WWII, active from 1941 until 1947. He was a life long member of the American Legion. Joes life long profession was a master wood worker, retiring from Gundersen Lutheran.
Joe is survived by his wife, Marilyn; daughter, Paula Tovar (Dave Gorman); son, David (Trisha) Tovar; grandchildren, Cassie & Tamika Tovar/Gorman, Miranda Tovar (fiancé Jordan Schams), D. Michael Tovar, and Andrew Tovar.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Onalaska Care Center.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 401 Main Street, Onalaska with visitation from 10:00 am until the time of the service.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date.