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Visitation Tuesday, service Wednesday for Bonnie Koziczynski, 80

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Bonnie Koziczynski (Kozy), age 80, of Chesterton, IN, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, November 21, 2019, in Chesterton, IN.

She was born on August 13, 1939, in Three Oaks, MI, to Clement and Vada (Benford) Bishop.

Bonnie was a lifelong resident of Chesterton, she graduated from Chesterton High School Class of 1957. Her life was family, she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and recently great-grandchildren. Bonnie enjoyed spending time with Pinnacle friends "LaClub". She loved spoiling her grandkids and was an avid Blackhawks fan.

Bonnie is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jim Koziczynski (Kozy); children, Christopher Koziczynski, Mary (Joe) Banks and Paul (Barbra) Koziczynski; grandchildren, Ryan (Krystle), Allana (Christopher), Olivia, Zachary, Lilly, Melissa (Scott), Eric and Matthew; great-grandchildren, Warren, Charlotte, Rosie, Luca, Emme and Blythe; sister-in-law, Winnie Chaplin; many nieces and nephews, and special friends The Kovalan Family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clement and Vada Bishop; brother, Roger, and sisters, Joan and Joyce, and grandson, Jeffery Von Huben.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.

Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, November 27 at 11:00 a.m., directly at Chesterton Cemetery, 300 E. Porter Ave., Chesterton, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Share Foundation, P.O. Box 400, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371, or to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, IN 46383.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 11/25/2019




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