- June 10, 1942 - March 4, 2012
- Avon Lake, Ohio
of Stephen's Passing
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“Dear Koski Family,
You have our sympathy with Steve's passing. Steve was our neighbor in S. Lorain. He was easy to talk to and we'll always...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Joe Conley - Lorain, OH
“Dear Cindy, Jeff, Cathy and family,
Thank you for the priviledge of taking care of Steve. You are bound together in love and that will help...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Joyce Conlely - Columbia Station, OH
“Jeff and Family, Please accept my condolences for the passing of Steve, I worked with him for near 40 years. I pray that God give you strength and...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: "Duke" Peak - Vermilion, OH
“Nick and Steve have been friends since about1968 when Nick got out of the service and went back to work at Ford. They hunted, fished (and who knows...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Nick and Ann Berent - OH - friend
“I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts and prayers of many are with you at this time of sorrow. May God bless you and your family.
5 of 6 | Posted by: Cheryl Quinn - Springfield, OH
“Dear Jeff, Cindy and families,
My sincere condolences on the passing of your father. Keeping you in thought and prayer.
6 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Springowski - Lorain, OH
Stephen O. Koski, 69, of Avon Lake, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2012 at his residence following a one month illness.
Born June 10, 1942 in Crosby, Minnesota, to the late William and Mary (nee Saari) Koski, he moved to Lorain in 1961. He served in the US Army from 1958 to 1961.
Stephen worked for Ford Motor Company at the Lorain plant and retired from the Avon Lake plant in 2006 after 43 years of service.
He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union Local 2000, the Knights of St. John, the Moose Lodge and the Masons.
He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, traveling, riding his motorcycle, boating, fishing and swimming.
Surviving is his son, Jeff (Gwen) of Avon Lake; daughters, Cathy (Kenneth) Kirkman of Staley, N.C., and Cindy Cogar of Avon Lake; 10 grandchildren and twin great granddaughters on their way; a sister, Kathy (Lee) Futhey of Aitkin, Minn.
Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his former wife, Judi (nee Bodnar) Koski in 2002; a brother, Robert; and a sister Shirley Rose.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 7th from 4:00 p.m. until the time of services at 6:00 p.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst. Floral arrangements are being handled by Off Broadway Floral & Gifts, 380 North Ridge Rd., Lorain.
To send online condolences, go to www.dovinreberjones.com.