Steve "Beaver" Kosar

January 11, 1928 ~ April 3, 2022 (age 94)


Steve “Beaver” Kosar, 94, of Butler, passed away, Sunday morning, April 3, 2022, in the comfort of his home.

Born January 11, 1928 in Lyndora, he was a son of the late Joseph Kosar and Fannie (Malec) Kosar.

Beaver had worked at the Pullman Standard Car Co. until the plant closed and for the Butler Area School District before retiring.  He was a member of the Faith Fellowship Alliance Church and the American Legion Michael Kosar post #778 in Lyndora.  He enjoyed working jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, loved watching all sports, was an avid golfer and bowler and had appeared on the Bowling for Dollars TV show.

A veteran of World War II, he had served in the United States Navy.

Surviving are his children, Stephen (Jo Ann) Kosar of Graham, WA; Diane (Tom) Kummer of Gaithersburg, MD; Jennifer (Mark) Nicklas of Manassas, VA.

7 grandchildren:  Eric, Amy. Katie, April, Rachael, Melinda and Jeremy.

4 great granddaughters and 6 great grandsons.

A brother-in-law, Paul (Shirley) Homa of East Butler.

Numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie J. (Homa) Kosar, whom he married May 12, 1951, she passed away on March 26, 2019; 1 granddaughter Kira; his siblings, Stanley, Michael, John, Nick, Mary, Ann, Nelle, Rose, Joseph Jr., Paul and infant twin brothers.

Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Friday, April 8, 2022, at 1:00 pm, at the Rose Hill Cemetery.  The Rev. Richard Jenks, will officiate.  Military Honors will follow by the V.F.W/American Legion Honor Guard.

Arrangements by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler.

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Graveside Service
April 8, 2022

1:00 PM
Rose Hill Cemetery

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