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Steve Joseph Koziatek, III

January 29, 1955 — January 7, 2022

Steve Joseph Koziatek, III

Steve Joseph Koziatek III, 66, of Harlan, Indiana passed away Friday, January 7, 2022 at Ashton Creek, Health & Rehabilitation Center, Fort Wayne.

He was born in Columbus, Ohio on January 29, 1955, a son of the late Loretta Janette (Ferch) Lascola and Steve Joseph Koziatek.

Steve loved cars from a young age. He took his hobby of model cars, airplanes and rockets into being an auto mechanic by trade and electronics buyer. He was a World War II history buff, but also enjoyed science fiction, like Star Trek and Star Wars.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Rev. Catherine (Picard) Koziatek, to whom he was married July 1, 1989; siblings, Bill Koziatek, Jody Carnes, Leanne (Sam) Cary & Thomas (Tina) Koziatek & numerous nieces and nephews. Also preceding him in death was his brother, Dwight.

His funeral service is 11 AM on Saturday, January 15th at Harlan United Methodist Church, 16434 IN-37, Harlan, Indiana 46743, where visitation is from 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM. Masks are required.

Steve will be laid to rest in Glen Rest Memorial Estate, Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

Memorials are to Harlan United Methodist Church, 16434 IN-37, Harlan, Indiana 46743; Muscular Dystrophy Assn, 2817 E Dupont Rd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825 or American Liver Foundation, PO Box 299, West Orange, NJ 07052.

Arr. by Dooley Funeral Homes of Antwerp & Payne, Ohio.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Saturday, January 15, 2022

9:30 - 10:45am (Eastern time)

HARLAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

16434 IN-37, Harlan, IN 46743

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

HARLAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

16434 IN-37, Harlan, IN 46743

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