Obituary: Walter Thomas Kozubski

Posted at 12:03 PM, Dec 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-28 14:03:05-05

Walter Thomas Kozubski 94, of Belgrade, Montana, passed away December 23, 2020, of natural causes at the BeeHive Homes of Belgrade.

He was born November 29, 1926, in New York, New York. On October 25, 1952, he wed Marie Sapacian.

Besides raising two daughters, Walter served in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII supporting U.S. Naval Operations. Upon completion of military service, he worked as a Shipping Supervisor for Bearings, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio, until retirement. Walter and Marie choose Belgrade, Montana, as their retirement community in 1987, and volunteered for various organizations like the Belgrade Library, The Gallatin County Food Bank, and the Community Food Co-op.

Walter is preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Irene (Romono) Kozubski; his wife, Marie (Sapacian) Kozubski; his sister, Ann (Kozubski) Lovello; his brother, John Kaz; and two grandsons, Christopher and Nicholas Kraus.

He is survived in death by his two children, Jane Marie (David) Polmanteer of Bozeman, Montana and Dianna Kraus of Cleveland, Ohio; one granddaughter, one great-grandson, and one niece; and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to St. Anthony Orthodox Church, 66 St. Anthony Way, Bozeman, Montana 59718.

The viewing before cremation will be on Saturday, December 26, 2020, 1:00 to 2:00pm at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.

Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. []