Victor R. Kosloski, 79, of Sturgis, passed away Sunday morning, Feb.20, 2011, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis.
He was born Nov. 6, 1931, in Alpena, a son of the late Peter and Adeline (Summerfield) Kosloski.
Mr. Kosloski had resided in Sturgis since 1953, coming from Alpena.
Vic was a building contractor, building many homes in Sturgis and the surrounding area. He also did plumbing and heating work and was an electrician at the Kirsch Company in Sturgis for many years. While living in Texas, he traveled repairing new mobile homes.
He was a member of the Eagles Lodge #1314, Loyal Order of Moose #574 and Captain John J. Kelley Post #1355 VFW Men’s Auxiliary. He enjoyed playing golf, hunting, mushrooming, snowmobiling and spending time in Northern Michigan and time with his friends.
Mr. Kosloski is survived by two daughters, Penny (Richard) Frost of Sturgis and Donna (Tim) Hostetler of Howell; one son, Victor “Bosch” Kosloski of Sturgis, seven grandchildren, Geoffrey (Theresa) Frost, Amy Frost, “BJ” Frost, Cory (Kye) Hostetler, Sarah (Allen) Oumedian, Brooke Kosloski and Andrew Kosloski; seven great-grandchildren, Paxton Jameson, Grayson Swihart, Kenzi Zimmerman-Frost, Lucy Oumedian, Brady Oumedian, Tristan Sollier and Kennedy Kosloski; one brother, Richard (Sally) Kosloski of Alpena; one sister, Virginia Weekly of Sturgis; a half-brother, Douglas Kosloski of California; a step-sister, Alene (Lloyd) Liski of Alpen;a and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Peter Kosloski, and stepmother, Vada Kosloski; mother, Adeline (Summerfield) Kosloski Carney; stepfather, Charles Carney; brother-in-law, Charles Virgil Weekly; sister-in-law, Marylou Kosloski; half-sister, Juanita Mansfield; and dear friend, Ruth Ann Locke.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-noon Thursday at Hackman Family Funeral Homes — Hackman Chapel, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, where a memorial service celebrating the life of Victor Kosloski will begin at noon Thursday. The Rev. Calvin Kolzow of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis will officiate.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mr. Kosloski’s memory consider the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.
His obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhome.com, where personal messages of support may be left for the family.