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Jozef Golabek, age 81 of Mesick, passed away on Thursday April 11, 2019 at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital. Jozef was born on September 9, 1937 in Kielce, Poland. Jozef married his wife Zofia on March 23, 1962 in Poland. Jozef was enlisted and served in the Polish military. After his time in the military he spent his working days as a mechanic and a crane operator. Jozef enjoyed hunting, fishing, and pigeon racing, he was known as the pigeon jockey. He also had a deep passion for hockey especially the Detroit Red Wings. He also was known for being a jack of all trades.
Jozef leaves behind his wife Zofia Golabek, his daughters Joanna Dean, Donna Golabek, Zofia Jane Williams, grandchildren Misty, Kathrine, Timothy, Dianna, Michael, Aaron, great-grandchildren Christopher, Kassandra, Dylan, siblings Krystyna Grzybek, Anita Dul, and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents. A family memorial gathering will take place on Thursday April 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Burkholder Family Funeral Home in McBain. Arrangements are being handled by the Burkholder Family Funeral Home of McBain thoughts and prayers may be left at burkholderfamilyfuneralhome.com