Paul A. Kukla
Bay City, Michigan
Mr. Kukla 73 passed away peacefully Saturday January 26, 2013 at Bay Shore Senior Care. He was born in Bay City on April 9, 1939 to the late Leo & Evelyn (Bakel) Kukla. Pauly was employed at GM Powertrain for 42 years retiring in 1998, member of Local 362, St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Eagles Club and the Madison Pubs “Ouga-Ouga Club. He loved his yearly fishing trips with his sons, singing karaoke, golfing and trips to the casino.
On June 20, 1964 he married the former Chucky (Charlotte) Ziokowski, she survives him and their children Leo & Holly Kukla, Tami & Brandon Brasfield and Dean & Sue Kukla; 4 grandchildren Ally, Cage, Tia and Steele; step-grandchildren Scott Buda and Jenelle Leib and one great grandchild Ty Buda; a sister Grace & Jim Sczepanski; brothers Don & Sharon Kukla and Norbert & Dian Kukla; a sister in law Carol Kukla and many nieces & nephews and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Pat Kukla and a brother Ron Kukla. The family would like to thank the Hospice & Bay Shores staff for thier excellent care and confront given to Pauly.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday February 1, 2013 at 10 at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Fr. Rick Filary will celebrate Mass and inurnment in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery. Friends may call at the Rivertown Funeral Chapel on Thursday from 2 to 8 pm and at church on Friday from 9 am until time of Mass. Members of St. Stanislaus Rosary & K of C will say the rosary at 3 pm at the funeral Chapel followed later by a Parish Vigil Service at 7 pm at the funeral chapel. Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Bay Shores Senior Care.