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“Our sincerest sympathies to the entire Koziara Family. The world has lost a great man and father. I feel privileged to have met him. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: David & Trudi Cree - GA

“We will miss Gene our catcher at 3 score softball. So many fond memories. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Joe Harrington - holiday, FL

“May you play ball with Jesus now - your peanuts ”
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KOZIARA, Eugene Harry Sr. 88, passed away Jan. 8, 2018 after a brief illness. Gene, a retired aerospace engineer, operations research analyst, economist, systems analyst; played softball well into his 80s; born in Hamtramck, MI. December 20, 1929; son of Frank Joseph and Angela (Zur) Koziara; married Laura Ann Bomarito, June 21, 1958, dear wife, in their 60th year of marriage; beloved children, Eugene H. Jr. (Janelle), Ann E. Castro, Frank J. II (Julie), Linda M. Frassrand (Gregory); treasured grandchildren, Jacinda Koziara Elliott (Richard), Rachael Koziara, Jacob Koziara, Joseph Castro, Dominique Castro, Frank J. (Chip) Koziara III, Katherine Koziara, Matthew Frassrand, Stephanie Frassrand, Megan Frassrand; precious great-grandson, Nolan Elliott. BS in Physics and Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1951, postgraduate, 1954; MS in Physics and Electronics, Wayne State Unviersity, Detroit 1954, MBA in Management and Economics 1964. He was the author of Linear Programming and Economic Analysis, 1964. His achievements include, first to create technical schematics for the first two US satellite launch on Jan. 31, 1958; first and second launch into space. Visitation Saturday April 28th at 10am until time of funeral service 10:30am at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile Rd). Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com.