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Bessie O. Kozuszek

Bessie O. Kozuszek

Mrs. Bessie O. Kozuszek of Nashville, IL departed this life at her residence on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 12:50 P.M.  She had attained the age 80 years and 17 days.

Bess was born on March 23, 1941 in Perry County, IL, the daughter of Wayne and Iva (nee Marlow) Bridges.  She was united in marriage to Robert Kozuszek on August 21, 1965 in Nashville, IL and he preceded her in death on November 3, 1994.

Bess was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker.  She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Nashville, IL.  Bess enjoyed cooking, gardening and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Left to mourn her passing are her four children, Amy Tiberend and husband Clay of Decatur, TN, Randall Kozuszek and wife Julie, Terry Kozuszek and wife Tiffanie and Kenny Kozuszek and wife Shana all of Nashville, IL; 10 grandchildren, Lindsay (Joshua) Claypool, Brendan Tiberend, Tianna, Tabor and Talanie Kozuszek, Jordan, Mikala and Austin Kozuszek and Kylie and Seldon Kozuszek; three great grandchildren, Aaron, Madilyn and Abigail Claypool; two brothers, Ed Bridges and wife Sue of Tamaroa, IL and Rick Bridges of Pinckneyville, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four sisters, Bonnie Bridges, Sonia Bridges, Mary Johnson and Pat (Don) Haggard and a brother, Bob Bridges.

Funeral services will be held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 11 A.M. with Pastor Ronnie Mick officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Ann Old Cemetery in Nashville, IL.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Monday from 9 A.M. until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the St. Ann Cemetery and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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