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Andrew "Andy" Joseph Koshar

December 5, 1964 ~ February 19, 2019 (age 54)


Andy’s life began December 5, 1964 in Watervliet, Michigan.  He was a lifetime area resident and graduated from Lake Michigan Catholic.  Andy loved to build things and worked for his brother as a carpenter for many years.  He enjoyed filling his free time hunting, fishing, following Jeff Gordon in NASCAR and the Detroit Red Wings in hockey. 


Andy will be missed by his loving family which includes: his three children Marina Koshar, Andrew “Drew” Koshar (his fiancé Sarah Truelove), and Alan Koshar all of Jones, Michigan; his children’s mother Tonya Murphy; eight siblings Kathy (Mike) Phillipi, Louis (Tonda) Koshar, Tom (Ginny) Koshar, Laura (Tom) LaVanway, Marianne (Jeff) Kennedy, Pete (Sherrie) Koshar, Tina (Roger) Schaus, and Chris (Robin) Koshar; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Andy died Tuesday, February 19, in Kalamazoo.  His dad Louis Koshar and mom Dolores (Marvin) Koshar precede Andy in death.  Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet is assisting Andy’s family with cremation and a memorial service will be celebrated later.  You are welcome to leave a message of condolence at


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