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1 of 10 | Posted by: bob

“Dave, I'm sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. I will keep your family in my prayers. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Roger Smith - Fort Wayne, IN

“Sad to here! Good Man, good friend, lousey bowler but excel as a christian man.I thinklatter is best! Till we bowl again, Peace Be With You. BOB...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Bob&Jane Turnbow - Buckeye, AZ

“Margene and family,So sorry To hear of Bob,s passing. Years ago we spent lots of fun times with Bob and Dick and their families. Our thoughts and...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“I work for Bob as his supervisor in the Magnetics Lab at Magnavox and he was the best boss any one could have. He made work fun for every one that...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Alkice Luebke - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mark and mom brother,sister.our two familes go way back to Old Brook Farm days. your dad always wanted you and brother and Randy to learn how to...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“We worked many years in Magnetics at Magnavox. I am a 1966 grad of IIT. We had a lot of challenging designs and fun with outside activities. I will...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: RON MALONEY - FORT WAYNE, IN

“Margene and Dave, Feel our hugs and prayers for you and your families as you mourn the loss of your dear Bob! He was always so warm, happy, and...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Ray & Toni Ohlman - Boca Raton, FL

“May God Bless...Sandra Sue Lewis ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Shared many good times with Bob. He was my little brother when he joined Kappa Sigma Kappa Fraternity . We occupied rooms with 6 other fraternity...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: James & Madalean Stevens


ROBERT JOSEPH KOSIAREK, 83, of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 6, 2019, surrounded by his family. "Bob" or "G Bob", as his grandkids called him, was born July 2, 1935 in Chicago, Ill. along with his identical twin brother and closest friend Dick, who preceded him in death. An Air Force veteran of the Korean War, Bob graduated from Indiana Institute of Technology where he made lifelong friends in Kappa Sigma Kappa fraternity and met his wife of 59 years, Margene (Galer) Kosiarek. Bob pursued a career in electrical engineering at Magnavox where he worked for 28 years, earning membership in the Magnavox Quarter Century Club. Bob was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and active in the Knights of Columbus, where he was a past Grand Knight of Council 451. During his life, Bob was always available to help a friend, neighbor, or stranger. In retirement, he enjoyed weekends at the lake with his family and escaping to South Florida during the cold winters. Most recently, he spent many afternoons playing cards with his friends at the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Margene; sons, Mark (MaryLu) and David (Shelly); daughter, Cathy (Tom); grandchildren, Joey, Pete, Ben, Jennifer, Lauren, Courtney (Matt), Scott and Matt (Claire); and great-granddaughter, Olivia. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1502 E. Wallen Road, Fort Wayne. Friends and family may call and gather one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, Fort Wayne. Condolences may be left online at www.domccombandsons.com