Edward T. Koziol
1929 - 2020
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Edward Koziol passed away June 16, 2020. He was born in 1929 to the late Thomas and Katherine (Paprocki) Koziol in Chicago, Illinois. Ed is survived by Rita, his wife of 66 years. Ed graduated from St. Helen's Grade School, St. Phillips High School and the University of Illinois School of Pharmacy in 1954. He served in the US Army in Germany from 1954 to 1956. He had a long career as a pharmacist including ownership of Koziol Pharmacy in Chicago. Ed enjoyed following Chicago sports especially the Bears, Cubs and Blackhawks. In 1976 he and his family relocated to Arizona. He continued working as a pharmacist until his retirement in 1997. In addition to his wife, Rita, Ed is survived by his five children: Kathy (Scott) Stanton, Jane (Ed) McLain, Mimi (Joe) MacFarlane, Pete and Clare (Randy) Fein, 8 grandchildren, a great-grandson, and many nieces and nephews. Ed was preceded in death by his sisters Emily Sadowski Pencak, Pearl Schultz, and Helen Kotlarz. Mass was held on June 20, 2020 at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church. Burial was private.

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Published in Chicago Tribune on Jun. 28, 2020.
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June 30, 2020
Ed was a friend of mine for many years growing up in Chicago. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
Stanley Jasek
June 28, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
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