The NASPD was just informed that Stephen J. Kozak passed away on May 19, 2015 in St. Louis, MO.
Stephen was born October 6, 1951 in Jacksonville, FL to Susan and John Kozak. Stephen is proceeded in death by his mother, Susan Kozak (nee Isaac), his loving wife Vicki Kozak (nee Berner), his children Troy Kozak, Justin (Astrid) Adams, Lauren (Craig) Williamson, Danielle (Aaron) Pinkel, the grand children who adored him, Camryn Adams, Lily, Memphis and Etta Pinkel, Sadie and Carter Williamson, as well as a loving extended family and close friends.
Memorial Services were held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the United Methodist Church in St. Louis, MO.
Stephen started his career 40 years ago working for Consolidated Pipe & Supply. Then, Stephen worked for LaBarge/MRC for many years before coming to Pioneer Pipe.
Stephen Kozak was a true “carbon steel pipe guy” and will be greatly missed by all his friends and family at Pioneer Pipe.
Robert F. Margerum 1924-2015
Robert F. Margerum was a wonderful husband and giving father. He married Doris M Herzik in 1946. She preceded him in death in 1990. They are survived by son Terry and wife, Christine, son Michael and wife, Kathy and by his daughter Mary Kay Massie. He is also survived by his five grandchildren Christina, Angela (husband Ryan), Michael, Thomas, and Sean, and great grandchildren Abigail and Anthony.
He was raised on a truck farm in Pennsylvania. He served our country in WWII as a Navigator in a B17 named “I’ll Get By”. His bombing missions took him over France on D-Day and later to North Africa and ultimately Italy before coming home.
After returning he married Doris whom he had met while she was active in the USO. He worked several jobs in order to care for his family while earning a degree from the U of H. After graduation he worked in the steel industry for several years and in 1966 founded Romar Pipe and Rail Company. He ran a very successful business and had the respect of many in the industry. He remained active in the business until 2012.
He will be greatly missed by family and friends. The Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on August 8, 2015 at Mary Queen Catholic Church 606 Cedarwood Drive, Friendswood, Texas 77546 In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Disabled American Veterans –www.dav.org Honor Flight Houston—www.honorflighthouston.org Wildlife Center of Texas—www.wildlifecenteroftexas.org Rescued Pets Movement—www.rescuedpetsmovement.org – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/houstonchronicle/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=175409542#sthash.v3m2umkV.dpuf