H. Kozonasky

Alton | Saturday, April 13 2013

H. Ruth Kozonasky, 82, died at 12:02 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton.

She was born December 20, 1930 in Eldred, IL the daughter of the late Curtis and Francis (Green) Coonrod. She was a member of the Godfrey Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran.

On December 3, 1949 in Fort Dix, NJ she married John M. Kozonasky and he survives.

In addition to her husband John, she is survived by four children; John (Claudia) Kozonasky, Susan (Weston) Cole, Marcia Kozonasky and Mary Kozonasky, eight grandchildren; Jackie (Michael) Ridgley, David (Jason) Turner-Cole, Amy (Andy) Deardeuff, Melissa Kozonasky, John Kozonasky, Tara Kozonasky, Eryn Dean, Andrew Cole and two step-grandchildren; Brian Stahlschmidt and Chad (Amber) Stahlschmidt, thirteen great grandchildren, one sister; Lou Case and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by Curtis L. Coonrod (brother) and Eileen Cole (sister).

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 pm on Monday, April 15, 2013 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday.

Rev. Dr. Glen Greenwood will officiate with burial at Oakwood Cemetery in Greenfield with full Military honors.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or The American Cancer Society.

Additional information and online guestbook may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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