March 22, 1944 ~ July 27, 2003
Joseph Koslosky, 59
Redondo Beach resident Joseph J. Koslosky, 59, died July 27, 2003, at Cooper Landing on the Kenai River in Alaska of natural causes.
A visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White and Day Mortuary, 901 Torrance Blvd. Redondo Beach, CA.
Mr. Koslosky was born March 22, 1944, in Exeter, Pa. He graduated from Exeter High School and attended El Camino College in California. He also received training in the Air Force as a F-111 technician and later as a flight simulator engineer in Anchorage.
He worked for Singer-Link in New York, Flying Tigers in California and, after moving to Alaska in 1997, FedEx.
Mr. Koslosky was a Vietnam-era veteran who served as an electronics technician. He was honorably discharged in 1969.
He was a golfer and world traveler. He enjoyed skiing, fishing and scuba diving, and his hobbies were aircraft related.
His family wrote: ''Joe and Chris enjoyed a close and loving relationship of over 27 years with their families. He especially enjoyed his friends, making new friends, outdoor activities and world traveling. Joe enjoyed his job, his fellow co-workers and the many people he came in contact with. He died while pursuing one of his favorite hobbies, fishing on the Kenai River.''
Survivors include his wife, Chris Shimizu Koslosky; brother, John T. Koslosky; and sister, Alice Duliba.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Julia Koslosky, and brother, Richard Koslosky.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society.
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