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Jacob "Jake" Paul Kozey

November 28, 1987 — August 6, 2022

Jacob “Jake” Paul Kozey, age 34 passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 6th at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Jake was born on November 28, 1987 in Marshfield, WI the son of Gerry and Connie Kozey. Jake graduated from Lakeland Union High School and attended Nicolet Technical College and was a Journeyman Plumber before becoming the proud and dedicated owner of Kozey Crane and Dock, LLC.

Jake married Brittany Hazard on September 5, 2020 on their beloved Lake Minocqua. Jake was never idle, he loved hunting, boating, raising chickens, peacocks, and other fowl. He was a “Jake” of all trades; always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone. Jake loved his family dearly and was always living life to the fullest.

Jake is survived by his wife Brittany Kozey and daughters Isla Kozey (9) and Leah Kozey (1) and by his parents Gerry and Connie Kozey and by his sisters Breann (Michael) Kozey and Morgan (Heath) Weissenberger and by his grandmother Elsie Kozey, his beloved dogs Moose and Buck; mother and father in laws: Danella (Mark) Friday and Cary (Carrie) Hazard; sister and brother in laws: Brandie (Dustin) Buchanan and Austin Hazard and by too many close friends and relatives to mention.

Jake was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Paul Kozey and maternal grandparents Gerald and Beverly Amann.

Celebration of Life Services for Jake will be held on Saturday, August 13th from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Friday residence, 8355 Doctor Pink Drive, Minocqua, WI 54548.

Donations can be made to the Donation Account at US Bank under Brittany Kozey, for his daughters Isla and Leah.

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Saturday, August 13, 2022

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