KOSEM, Frank Joseph, Jr, 83, of Wheeling died on Saturday, July 28, 2012 surrounded by his family in the Heartland-Lansing Nursing Home, Bridgeport, OH.
He was born September 20, 1928 in Wheeling the son of the late Frank Joseph Kosem, Sr. and Mary Ann Matos Kosem and was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling.
He was retired from Mobay-Miles Corporation now known as Bayer; was a former member of the Fontanas Polka Kings; a member of the SNPJ Lodge 138 where he was past President of Lodge 425 and a member of the National Aeronautic Association.
Surviving are his loving wife of 64 years, Phyllis J. Clemens Kosem; three sons, Gerald "Jerry" Kosem of Wheeling, Joseph Kosem of Wheeling and Michael Kosem and his wife, Annie of Carey, NC; a brother, Karl Kosem, Sr and his wife, Carol of Valley Grove, WV; three grandchildren, Sarah Elizabeth, Adam Michael and Ethan James Kosem and several nieces and nephews.
Friends received on Monday, July 30, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St, Wheeling 304-242-2311 where services will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Gary Naegele officiating.
Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral. com.