Robert C. Kuzelka
Robert C. Kuzelka, a resident of Grayslake for 25 years, passed away Tuesday January 8, 2013 at the age of 79. He was born February 21, 1933 in Chicago, IL to Charles and Marie Kuzelka. Robert was a veteran of the Korean War having served for the US Navy aboard the USS Hickory and the USS Olmstead. He was a member of the United Protestant Church and the Gages Lake Bible Church, and the Grayslake American Legion. Robert loved to travel in his motor home, collected stamps, and loved animals, gardening, and fishing. Robert is survived by his wife of 25 years, Vivian, his sister Carol Davis of Wisconsin, his children Richard (Collene) Kuzelka, Dennis (Dawn) Kuzelka, and Patricia White, his step-children Daryl (Mary) Stang and Rita (Ken Pfad) Stang, his 15 grandchildren, and his 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife Laverne, his parents, his granddaughter, and his best dog Buddy Boy. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday January 12, 2013 from 9:30am until 11:00am with a funeral service commencing at 11:00am at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will immediately follow at Pine View Memorial Park in Waukegan. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grayslake Paramedics or to Save-a-Pet. For information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.