Obit: Kozik, Leon P. #2 (1926 - 2015)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Kozik, Reynolds, Montgomery, Beisel, Shannon, Magnuson, Bauer, Wigman

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/25/2015

Kozik, Leon P. (8 July 1926 - 19 March -2015) With Flag

Leon P. Kozik, 88, of Chili died Thursday evening, March 19, 2015, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Leon was born July 8, 1926, in Loyal to Peter and Emma (Reynolds) Kozik and attended school in Loyal. He served in World War II and was honorably discharged. He was united in marriage to Hazel I. Montgomery July 9, 1947, in Marshfield.

He returned to Loyal after his military duty and worked on the home farm. Leon later was employed at W. J. Spry Elevator & Son in Chili. He played drums in the Moonlite Valley Playboys Band for over 25 years. Along with his music, he enjoyed fishing as well as hunting in Wyoming with his friends and family.

Leon is survived by his wife Hazel; children: Judy (Paul) Beisel of Portland, OR, Bonnie Shannon of Medford, Conrad (Sandy) Kozik of Spencer, Sharon (Greg) Magnuson of Neillsville, Calvin (Jola) Kozik of Chili; Corwyn (Rhonda) Kozik of Marshfield, Ken (Joan) Kozik of Chili and Sandra (Robert) Bauer of Marshfield; 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by a sister, Emma Wigman of Waunakee.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Vern Shannon, and seven sisters.

Per his request, there will be no services. Condolences may be sent online to



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