Wayne A. Koziatek, age 56, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on Saturday, May
11, 2013 at the Porter Regional Hospital, in Liberty Twp.
He was born on March 17, 1957 in Michigan City, Ind., to Eugene and Norma
On August 23, 1980, he married Charlene Olszewski Koziatek, who survives in
Wayne is also survived by his children Eric (Karen) Koziatek of Chandler,
Ariz., Jessica Koziatek and Rebecca Koziatek, both of Chesterton,
granddaughter Mia, father Eugene Koziatek of Magnet, Ind., and siblings
David (Kathy) Koziatek of LaPorte, Ind., Karl (Linda) Koziatek of Magnet,
Ind., and Lynn Koziatek of Magnet, Ind.
Also surviving are his mother-in-law Theresa Olszewski of Chesterton, Ind.,
many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces,
great-nephews and many loyal dear friends.
Wayne was preceded in death by his mother Norma Koziatek and father-in-law
Wayne was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. He was a Carpenter
Journeyman and belonged to Carpenters Local 1485, LaPorte, Ind. He was a
former volunteer fireman for Chesterton. Wayne enjoyed fishing, taking walks
with Nikki, his Rottweiler, and enjoyed riding his Harley on beautiful,
sunny days. He was a true family man, a loving husband, father and
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 17, 2013, at 11:30 a.m.,
at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet, Chesterton, Ind., with
Father James Meade officiating.
The family will receive friends from 4:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, May 16, at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association, 55 E. Monroe
St. #3420, Chicago, Ill.
For more information please call 926-1309.