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Age 88 Of St. Anthony Village Passed away peacefully amongst family on Nov. 2, 2012. Preceded in death by parents, John and Julia; brothers, Dr. John Kosiak and Dr. William Kosiak; sister, Mary Ann Rajacich; and great-grandson, Amos Bennett. He will be deeply missed by wife of 64 years, Helen; son, Michael (Lisa); son, Dr. John (Rhonda); daughter, Connie (John) Rymarchick; son, Jim (Renee); grandchildren, Kristine (Paul) Larson, Julie (Sam) Arneson, Josh (Jessica) Bennett, Megan (Dave) Braun, Michael, Cortney, James, Elly, Carlye and Tommy; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Dr. Irene (Dr. Tony) Perpich; sister, Eve Robinson; many nieces and nephews. Born and raised in Chisholm, Minnesota, Michael was a 1942 graduate of Chisholm High School. After 2 1/2 years of military service in WWII as a Navigator of a B-24 bomber, Michael graduated from college and medical school at the
University of Minnesota
in 1954. He was director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Regions Hospital for over 40 years. Devoted husband, father, grandpa, and great-grandpa. He loved traveling the world with his wife and treasured his annual fishing trips to Canada and deer hunting trips with friends, children and grandchildren. Memorials preferred to the
Columbia Heights Chapel 763-789-4436
Published in Pioneer Press from Nov. 4 to Nov. 7, 2012
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"Dear Helen, my cousin, and Mike, John, Connie & Jim. We send our deepest sympathy in the loss of your..."
"Dr. Kosiak was indeed a wonderful man. He always greeted us with a smile and showed concern for our..."
- Jim Vitali
"I have many fond memories of Mike when he visited his parents in Chisholm, MN when I was growing up. He..."
- Harry Simons
"Dear Mike, John, Connie, & Jim, We send our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear father. We were at..."
"I had the good fortune to work with Dr. Kosiak on the Rehab floor at St.Paul Ramsey Hospital as a young..."
- Mary (Kennedy) King
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