he was the son of a market keeper, Kovar's market was a small market place that started out in the 50's. Stan was in line to get the store from his father however he had a falling out with his farther at a young age. this causing Stan to move to the US to peruse his dreams of becoming a lawyer. in the US he went to college scoring average grades across his class. however, graduating college and law school left him struggling to fined a job. the tensions lessened over the years as his love of his birth country grew, and his hate for his father dissipated. before going back to Chernarus he got married to an American lady tying down his ties to the States. Stan and his wife, Ivanka, welcome their son, Viktor Izak into the world. in Chernarus Stan took up the market and took care of his father tell his passing. later on in his life his wife was diagnosed with Brest cancer, she passed away one year before the infection broke out. that year before the out brake was a hard time for Stan, the death of his wife, market sails down and the constant overall fear of the Russians. Stan was in a rough state. however, his son and daughter in law were there every step of the way to help Stan. the weeks before the out brake Stan was balking up in supplies, this is what he usually did before his big summer end extravaganza. however as the news came of what was going up north he soon realized that there was not going t be an extravaganza that year. he told his employees to go home and got his family to an old hunters cabin that him and his father would use in the winter.