Stella M. Kozell


Stella M. Kozell, 91, of Gnadenhutten, formerly a longtime resident of the Uhrichsville and Stillwater area, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 at Union Hospital in Dover while surrounded by her loving family. Born Oct. 17, 1919 in Uhrichsville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Misharz) Stanco.

On June 30, 1941, she married John Paul Kozell with whom she enjoyed nearly 42 years of marriage until his passing on May 4, 1983.

The last of her family’s generation, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Fred, Mike and Frank Stanco; sisters, Helen Rocyna and Rose Stanco; and three infant sisters, in addition to her parents and husband.

Services for Stella, officiated by Father Anthony Lonzo, will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 1, in the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home at Dennison. Interment will follow beside her beloved husband in Greenmont Union Cemetery in Freeport, but due to inclement weather, her committal service will be held at the funeral home instead of at the graveside. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.


  1. What an amazing woman you were. You are truely missed everyday. Not one day passes that i dont think about you. Life without you is not the same. You were so good to me and was there for me thru it all. The best Grandmother anyone could ever ask for. I cannot wait till we meet again and when that day arrives i will be calling out your name. I love you so much with all my heart <3 Love Always Your Best Friend And Grandchild<3 Kari…


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