Joseph J. Kosirowski, 75, Woodstock, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at his home in Woodstock .
He was born Aug. 28, 1938, to Joseph C. and Mary R. (Wierzbicki) Kosirowski in Chicago.
On Oct. 20, 1962, he married Carol Ann Wacek in Chicago .
He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Hartland. He worked in the printing industry for many years. He was well known for his knowledge of animal genetics. He raised many different types of animals and passed on his knowledge to anyone who asked. He loved his social time with friends and enjoyed lively conversations. His time spent with his family was always the highlight of his day.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Joseph E. (Erin), Thomas J. (Laurie) and David L. (Debra); two daughters, Karen (Michael) Lipan and Janet (Ed) Thinger; 11 grandchildren, Michael, Kevin, Kenneth, Michelle, Carolyn, Chris and Jenny Kosirowski, Lauren and David Lipan, and Eddie and Sarah Thinger.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave. The funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 2, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 15012 St. Patrick Road. Burial will be at St. Patrick Cemetery .
For information, call 815-338-1710.