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Edward Henry Kohut, 91, of Hubbard Lake, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at his home.
He was born in Washington, Pa., to Joseph and Mary (Duskey) Kohut on Feb. 2, 1923. Edward was raised in Detriot.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as a tail gunner in the European Theatre.
After the war, he returned to Detriot where he married Alice M. Rudolph on Sept. 1, 1946.
They resided in Detroit, where Edward was a sergeant in the Detroit Police Department.
In 1971, Edward and his family moved to Hubbard Lake.
Mr. Kohut was a member of D.P.O.A., V.F.W. William Moore Post, the NRA and a former member of the Hubbard Lake Sportsmen Association.
He was also a custom cabinet maker while living in Detroit.
Edward is survived by his wife Alice, his daughter Gail (Anson) Rowley of Hubbard Lake; his son Keith (Sandy) Kohut of Columbia City; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his son, Roger Scott Kohut in 1967; his brother Carl and his sister Stella Turczynski.
Mr. Kohutâ€™s family arranged for his cremation through Gillies Funeral Home, Lincoln, and a private memorial service will be held by the family.