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Felix Kotarski

May 26, 1917 - Mar 1, 2013
Funeral services for Felix B. Kotarski, 95, will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 8, 2013 at Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church in Dubois, Wyoming with Father Eckley Macklin officiating. Interment will follow at the Dubois Cemetery. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 7th at Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church.

He died March 1, 2013 in Yuma, Arizona.

Felix was born on May 26, 1917 to Joseph and Caroline Kotarski in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It was in Kalamazoo where he met Mary Ann Dudzinski, who became his wife of sixty years in January 1939.

Felix worked in the naval shipyards in Norfolk, VA during World War II. From there, he became a tool and die maker, retiring from General Motors in 1980 to Dubois, Wyoming.

Felix was a very honest, devoted and loyal man to his machinist profession. In retirement, he was dedicated to his family and his love of the land and wildlife of Wyoming. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Felix is survived by his loving soul mate, Faye Hanbidge; sons,Thomas (Lidy) of Richland, MI; Ronald of Cortez, CO; Edward (Jennifer) of Rockford, MI; 4 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary, grandson, Ronald, brother, Steven, and sister, Victoria.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of the Woods, in care of Davis Funeral Home.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.