Eugene R. Koziatek,
86, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2016, in Magnet, Indiana.
He was born in
Michigan City, Indiana, August 23, 1930, son of the late Andrew and Lottie (Kazmucha)
Also preceding him
in death was his wife Norma (Brandt) Koziatek, in 2002; a son, Wayne
Koziatek, and sisters, Dorothy Schultz and Gertrude Keller.
A U.S. Army
veteran, Gene was a member of Masonic Lodge, American Legion Post 213, VFW
Post #2939, Knights of Columbus #1172, and St. Augustine Catholic Church. He
retired as a Major at Branchville Correctional Facility. Gene enjoyed
boating, fishing, hunting and riding 4-wheelers.
He is survived by
his sons; David Koziatek (Kathy Staninger), LaPorte, IN, Karl Koziatek
(Linda), Magnet, IN; daughter, Lynn Koziatek (Kim Matthews), St. Martinville,
LA; daughter-in-law, Charlene Koziatek, Chesterton, IN; sisters, Lorraine
Moenkhaus, LaPorte, IN and Arleen Fowler, Houston, TX; fifteen
grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren and one great-great
A Mass of Christian
Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 6, 2016, at St. Augustine
Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery, where there will be
joint military graveside rites conducted by American Legion Post 213 and VFW
Post #2939. Rev. Brian Esarey will officiate.
Visitation will be
from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, and from 8:30 until 9:15 a.m. Thursday,
at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel.
contributions may be made to VFW Post #2939. Messages of condolence may be
sent to www.huberfuneralhome.net