Frank Koshko

Born in Kansas City, KS on February 7, 1924

Departed on February 2, 2018 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Frank Koshko, 93, passed away peacefully February 2, 2018 in Gallatin, Tennessee, under the care of the wonderful staff at NHC Place. Survived by Daughters: Karen Koshko Summers (Wayne) and Vicky Koshko Reed (Don); Grandchildren: Michael Kennedy, Richard Kennedy, Joseph Kennedy, Jennifer Reed and Cathy Messinger; Great-grandchildren:  Nicholas Kennedy, Isabel Kennedy, Elizabeth Kennedy, Hannah Kennedy, Lilly Kennedy, Kaya Kennedy and Abigail Messinger. Preceded in death by Frances Koshko (wife), Cynthia Koshko Sulley (daughter), Florence Wall (sister), Boris Koshko (father), Julia Koshko (mother) and Angela Behrand (granddaughter).Retired from U.S. Postal Service; WWI veteran Honorably discharged from United States Army Air Corp as Aviation Cadet; Lifetime Member of American Legion, Post 327, Shawnee, Kansas; Member of Honor Guard of American Legion; and, Member of La Societe Des 40 Hommes Et 8 Chevauk (40 & 8). Burial of his and his wife’s cremated remains will be at Crestview Memory Gardens, Gallatin, Tennessee. Arrangements Entrusted To: Crestview Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, 1623 Hwy. 109 North, Gallatin, TN 37066 (615)452-1943



7 Comments to Mr. Frank Koshko

    February 9, 2018 1:15 pm

    Karen and Vicki, sorry to hear of Frank’s passing. Always enjoyed him.

    Our sympathies to you and family.

    Bill and Kathie Sulley

    • Karen Summers
      February 9, 2018 5:00 pm

      Bill and Kathie, Thank you so very much. He enjoyed you as well. There were good times and Cynthia’s and John’s, especially during Chief’s and Royal’s games.

      Thank you, again,

  2. Kelley Bennett
    February 9, 2018 5:42 pm

    So sorry for the passing of your father.
    That is a great picture of your parents. I remember spending time with them in the nineties and they were a lot of fun.
    Sending prayers and love.

    • Karen Summers
      November 4, 2018 5:03 pm

      Hi, Kelley, I just saw your kind post regarding my parents. I hadn’t been to this site in a long time, as you can surmise. You’re a sweetheart and dear friend.
      Love, Karen

  3. John Hoehn
    February 11, 2018 11:00 am

    We are so sorry to hear of you loss. The thoughts of many are with your family at this time of sorrow.
    From His Disabled American Veterans Chapter 34 of Johnson Co. KS.
    29 years Life member.

    John Hoehn
    D.A.V. Ch. 34 Adjutant

  4. Tom Hull
    February 11, 2018 6:11 pm

    I had met Frank and Fran in the late 1970’s and stayed at their home many times while we were both collecting beer cans while being members of the Brewery Collectors Club of America. The obituary is incorrect. He served Honorably in the Army at a base in New Mexico where he lost an eye in an accident. He proved it to me one time by tapping his glass eye with his finger. Twice in his life he lost his sight in his good eye but thanks to God, he got his sight back. He and our great friend Bob Hoover built many shelves in my home in Tulsa for my beer can collection. Frank, enjoy Heaven with your beloved Fran.

    • Karen Summers
      November 4, 2018 5:08 pm

      Tom, thank you for your kind words. The obit is not wrong, though. Dad served in the Army Air Corp, which then was part of the Army. Yes, he lost his eye in an accident while serving. His sight in his “good” eye eventually went bad and he was virtually blind when he passed. He enjoyed your times together, as did Fran, my mother.

      I’ve thought about responding for quite some time and know you would like to know the info is correct.

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