Gary "Radar" Kosmatka
Gary “Radar” Kosmatka, 65, Warsaw ND, passed away Monday, November 7, 2022 in Altru Hospital of Grand Forks.
Gary John Kosmatka was born October 30, 1957 in Grafton ND, the son of Julian and Phoebe (Ebertowski) Kosmatka. Gary attended schools in Warsaw and Grafton. He worked on the family farm before going to work for American Crystal Sugar Co. in Drayton ND. He held several positions within the company until retiring in March of 2022 after 43 years. Gary also mowed the lawn at St. Stanislaus Cemetery for many years.
Gary was known by many as “Radar”. He enjoyed playing horseshoes, pool, and cards. He especially enjoyed Friday evening suppers and bingo at the VFW in East Grand Forks. He was an avid fan of sports on television, especially football (Minnesota Vikings), wrestling, and Minnesota Twins baseball games.
Survivors include his sister, Ernestine Ebertowski, Grand Forks; nieces and nephews, Tremayne (Laurie) Ebertowski, Grand Forks, Carrie (Tim) Shea, Grand Forks, Kelly (Allen) Kowalski, Grand Forks, Jamie (Miranda) Kosmatka, Reynolds ND, Jennifer (Leroy) Hutchinson, Elk River MN, and Joshua Kosmatka, Grand Forks; several great nieces and nephews, and sisters-in law, Cheryl Kosmatka-Geer and Julie Lind-Kosmatka.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents and by brothers, Jim and Alan.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Monday, November 14, 2022 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Warsaw ND. Visitation will be for the hour before the service in the church. Burial will be in St.Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are asked to be directed to the St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery fund.
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