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Kenneth J. Bozak

Obituary for Kenneth J. Bozak

May 21, 1940 - February 18, 2018
Parma, Ohio | Age 77

Loving father, grandfather, and brother


Kenneth J. Bozak, 77, of Parma passed away at home on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Ken was born on May 21, 1940 in Cleveland, and served in the U.S. Army. He worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield doing inventory control in their warehouse until he retired in 2006. Ken loved the Civil War, fishing, bowling, watching the Cleveland Cavs and Indians, and he loved dining with his wife until she passed away in 2015. He also loved animals, especially his dog, Buddy Girl, and his cat, Chipper, as well as his late cats Slinky and Simon. Ken is survived by his children, Fred Kirtner (Joseph Guthman), Dave Kirtner, Bob Bozak, Ken "Butch" Bozak (Shari); Tim Bozak (Sandee), Sherry Russella (Greg), and Beth Spitz (Dr. Charles); grandchildren, Charles Russella, and Brittany, Jordan, and Edward Bozak; and brothers, Bill (Rosemarie), Gary (Marian), and John (Terry). He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Geraldine (nee Kirtner); and parents, William and Anna (nee Galdun) Bozak. Ken's family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Hospice of the Western Reserve for the excellent care they provided. Memorial donations may be made to the following: Cleveland APL, 1729 Willey Ave. Cleveland OH 44113, Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 32747 Lake Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012, Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake on Sunday, February 25 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm. Funeral service will be held at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 32747 Lake Rd., Avon Lake, on Monday, February 26 at 11:00am, with Rev. Jeffrey Steeber of the church officiating. (440)933-3202

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