Ronald “Pappy” J. Kobylak, age 75 of Monclova, OH passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at his home after a long illness. He was born on December 25, 1942 in Toledo to Louis and Angela (Kornasiewicz) Kobylak. Ron was a graduate of Rossford, High School and proudly served his country in the US Navy during the Vietnam War on the USS Lester. He married Anita (Eisel) on May 1, 1965 and went to work for Libbey Owens Ford Glass Company in the Mold Shop. Ron was a life member of the Maumee Elk’s and a member of St. Joan of Arc Church. He was a very talented man who loved woodworking and caring for the lawn. He enjoyed reading Mother Earth News and spending time with his family. Ron’s proudest achievement was designing and building his own home with the help of his wife and children. He paid great attention to the details and customization. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be greatly missed.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 53 years, Anita; children, Scott (Diana) Kobylak, Trudy (J. Mark) Turner and Aaron Middleton; brother, Theodore (Corrine) Kobylak; grandchildren, Tyler Whearty, Landon and Mallory Kobylak; and his lifelong friend, Jim Manke.
Pappy was preceded in death by his parents; and his daughter, Tricia Kobylak.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Church where the family will greet visitors in the church narthex beginning at 9:30 a.m. A funeral luncheon will follow at the Maumee Elk’s Club. Interment will be private. The Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford is assisting the family with arrangements.
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