Frank Kozusko (sponsored obituary) |

Frank Kozusko (sponsored obituary)

Frank Paul Kozusko died May 4 in Truckee. He was 86.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, at Hooper

and Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City. Services will be held at 2 p.m.,

Tuesday, May 13, at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

Mr. Kozusko was born Jan. 23, 1922, in North Bessemer, Pa., to John and Mary

Kozusko. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, making six

amphibious assault landings in the Pacific. He worked as an auto mechanic

and repair service salesman. He enjoyed Texas Hold’em Poker, and he was

proud of his jacket he received for winning a Harrah’s club poker


Mr. Kozusko is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Frank Kozusko Jr.

and Christine Kozusko of Hampton, Va.; daughter, Joanne Wilson of Concord

and her children and grandchildren; granddaughters and husbands Michelle

Kozusko Fuller and Kurt Fuller of Fredrick, Colo., and Teresa Kozusko Brown

and Rufus Brown of Florence, S.C.; grandson and wife, Edward Kozusko and

Anna Beth Kozusko of Midlothian, Va.; and six great-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Suennen Kozusko.

Memorial contributions in Mr. Kozusko’s memory may be made to the Paget

(Disease) Foundation at

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