George L. Kuzma, 73, of Granite City, Ill., born Aug. 25, 1942, in Granite City, Ill., passed away Sunday, March 20, 2016, in Granite City, Ill.
The United States Air Force veteran proudly served his country. He retired in
October 1999 from Scott Air Force Base after 38 years of dedicated service as an aircraft mechanic. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Granite City, Ill., and the Granite City Moose Lodge.
He cherished his days at his cabin in "The Country" and enjoyed fishing, working on his land and his toys. He will be remembered for the love and
special times shared with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George W. and Anna, nee Eck, Kuzma.
He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Milton and Lorie Kuzma of Tampa, Fla.; two nephews and their wives, Michael and Randee Kuzma of Grayslake, Ill., and David and Sue Kuzma of Lindenhurst, Ill.; a niece and her husband, Patricia and Scott Immekus of Wheaton, Ill.; many great- nieces; great-nephews; other extended family and friends.
Memorials may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project and may be accepted at the funeral home. Online condolences at: www.irwinchapel.com.
Visitation: In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at the funeral home, with Father Jeff Holtman officiating.
Burial will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville, Ill.
Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 23, 2016