March 30, 2942 - May 25, 2017
Ivan L. Kozlevcar “Mike” passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 25, at Carington Park Nursing Home in Ashtabula. He was born on March 30, 1942 to the late Joseph and Mary (nee Prelas) Kozlevcar. Ivan served in the Marines from 1960 - 1964 and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Following his military service, he worked as an offset pressman, chef, and bartender. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, gardening, and spending time with his family. He was very proud of his Slovenian heritage. Ivan is survived by his daughter, Karen Bruno (Jason) of Rock Creek, son Thomas Kozlevcar of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Justin and Ashley Occhionero; brother, Joseph of South Euclid; and many nieces and nephews; He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary; sister, Sandra Meeker.
A memorial service will be held, with Military Honors, at Western Reserve Cemetery on Monday June 19, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Mausoleum. Ivan’s family would like to thank the kind and compassionate staff (more like family) at Carington Park Nursing Home and Bella Care Hospice for their wonderful care and friendship throughout the past few years.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made, in Ivan Kozlevcar’s name, to Bella Care Hospice in Austinburg, OH. Arrangements by: Blessing Cremation 440-352-8100