John Kozik

John Kozik, 83, of Brookfield, and a winter resident of Boca Raton, Fla., died June 11, 2013.

Mr. Kozik was born Sept. 1, 1929 and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. A cabinet maker, he was a member of Carpenters Union Local #1027. He was also a member of the American Legion.

He was the husband of Annette Kozik (nee Barich); the father of Susan (Kelly) Jones, John Kozik and James (Denise) Kozik; the grandfather of Sean Jones, Alison Jones, William Kozik and Claire Kozik; and the brother of Ludka Gergel.

A funeral service was held June 15 at Sts. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church in Riverside. Interment was private.

Memorial donations are appreciated to Sts. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church, 250 Woodside Road, Riverside, Ill. 60546.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.