He resided in Medina County since 1960. He owned Al Kosa & Son Auto Body in Chippewa Lake, retiring in 1984. Al served three years in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the USS Charger and USS Princeton carriers. He was devoted to his faith and family. Al was a member of Weymouth Community Church and enjoyed celebrating birthdays and holidays with family. He was a gifted wood craftsman and took pride in caring for his yard, gardening and boating.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth, married February 5, 1944; children, Sandra Andrews, Penny (Dr. John) Frazier, Barbara (Jeff) Tinney, Kim (Richard) Wooddell and Joy (Jozsef) Kordas; grandchildren, Audrey, Nicholas, Selena, Alexis, Andrew, Christel, Faith, Ian, Dylan, Hope, Jeffery, Jr., Felicia, James, Joshua, Jared, Sabrina, Marcus and Daniel; great-grandchildren, Sefra, Luca, Vincent, Fiona, Chloe and Katherine; sister, Helen Fekete; and nieces and nephews, Rebecca, Victoria, Kerry and Kris.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Kolman Kosa; and a granddaughter, Nicole.
Funeral Service will be 2 P.M., Monday, December 9, 2013, at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City, with Pastor John Lurtz officiating. Calling hours will be 12 Noon until 2 P.M., Monday, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmsted.
Memorials suggested to Weymouth Community Church.