Ronald Charles Kozler passed away at the Elk Valley Hospital on Saturday, October 23, 2010, his 73rd birthday. He was born in Michel, BC on October 23, 1937 to parents Charles and Eupheumia Kozler.
Ron is survived by his wife Patricia and their children: Scott Kozler, Michelle Kozler- Loughery and Linda Kozler-Marriott and 7 grandchildren: Brandon and Brittany Loughery, Aaron and Daniel Kozler, Jeremy Hillier, Justin Hillier, and Cheyene Marriott. He was predeceased by his parents, his infant daughter Mary Kozler, and his sister Lorraine Fontana.
Ron was a self-taught, very gifted man who enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, and most of all, his grandchildren and time at Grave Lake with Pat …. who always got the bigger fish!
Ronald’s final words to his grandchildren were “ It’s not what you take with you in this world but what you leave behind!” Yampa Ronnie you will be missed! We promise to make sure to find the time to always stop to gaze out your picture window. We love you!
A Celebration of Life will be held at Grave Lake in the Spring of 2011. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.