Lorain- Hans Koschutnik, 82, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2012, after a brief illness, at Lake Pointe Health Center, in Lorain, under the care of Stein Hospice. Hans was born August 21, 1929 to Ivan Koschutnik, a brick layer by trade, and Agnes (Cmor) Koschutnik, in Sloven Gradec, Yugoslavia. He immigrated to Austria in 1950, and arrived in the United States on January 16th of 1956.
A cabinet maker by trade, Hans worked at Sears, Roebuck and Co. for 35 years, retiring in January of 1992. He was a faithful member of SS. Cyril and Methodius Roman Catholic Church, and a past member of the Lorain Liedertafel Club. He was an avid chess player and enjoyed traveling and spending time with family.
Hans is survived by Michaela (nee Adlasnig), his wife of 51 years; daughter, Margaret (Basil) Rozmarynowycz; son, Hans, and six grandchildren, Kaileigh and Kristen Koschutnik, Gregory, Angela, Sarah and John Rozmarynowycz; sister-in-law, Francis Sirse; niece, Sonja (James) Love; nephew Frank Sirse; brother, Oto; sister, Ann; and seven nieces and nephews in Sloven Gradec, Slovenia. Hans was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Karl.
The family will receive friends on Monday, January 16, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 and at St. Peter Church on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 PM, Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, Fr. Eric S. Orzech, officiating, followed by burial at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
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