Frank Stanley Koziol, 89, of Paw Paw, passed away Tuesday June 15, 2021 in Paw Paw at Lakeview Hospital.
He was born in Chicago on May 14, 1932, the son of the late Stanley Koziol and Julia (Sobush) Koziol.
He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the Army. On September 26, 1959 he married his loving wife, Elizabeth “Jucha” Koziol, who survives. They recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary. He built his own home with his father, with whom he shared a very special bond. This home was his joy and where he and his wife raised their 6 children. He worked as a spray painter turned maintenance provider for Paw Paw plating, where he later retired after 40 years. His hobbies included working on cars and do-it-yourself home maintenance. He also enjoyed playing Shanghai Rummy, Rummikub, and ladder golf. Most of all, Frank loved spending time with his grandchildren and his dogs.
He is also survived by his three daughters, Marsha (Warren) Miller, Christine Chappell and Frances (Scott) Terry; two sons, Mark Koziol and Eugene Koziol; five grandchildren, Lonni (Ryan) Farero, Brooke (Yousef) Fadel, Eleephra (Jim) Hunsberger, David (Danai) Miller and Seesha (Kory) Larson; five great-grandchildren, Cassie Miller-Byam, Bradley Hunsberger, Will Hunsberger, Laith Fadel and Malek Fadel, three sisters, Lottie Kotlinski, Frances May, and Ursula Apida, brothers, Dennis (Sharla) Pacanowski, along with many nieces and nephews.
Frank was preceded in death by his son, Stanley Koziol, sisters, Mary Jurasz, Angeline May and Arlene Soblinski, one brother, Eugene Koziol.
The family will receive friends Monday, June 21, 2021 from 5-8 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 502 West Michigan Ave., Paw Paw, where a rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will follow on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Mary Catholic Church, Paw Paw, with Fr. Joseph Xavier officiating.
“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”
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