Phone: (906) 786-2142
400 S 10th St. - Escanaba, Michigan 49829
West 3755 US 2 - Spalding, Michigan 49886
Harold W. Koski
Date of Death: January, 31 2021

          Harold W. Koski, 77, Escanaba, passed away on Sunday January 31, 2021 at Christian Park Healthcare Center. He was born on January 10, 1944 in Palmer, MI, son of the late Andrew and Senia (Helberg) Koski. On June 18, 1981 he married the former Nancy Sivertsen.
          Harold was a teacher for the Escanaba Public schools for 34 years. He was also a camp ground host for Hiawatha National Forest camp grounds for many years. Harold was an avid stamp collector, loved clocks, collected cameras and was a great photographer. He also loved spending time with his family, especially all his grandchildren.
          Harold is survived by his wife, six children: Laura Barnes, Thomas (Shelly) Chouinard, Rhonda (Ken Loper) Chouinard, Joseph (Jeff Cada) Chouinard, Harold "Andy" (Michelle) Koski and Kathi Koski, a brother: Roy (Lavern) Koski, twelve grandchildren: Jason, Will, Ashley, Jessica, Hannah, Elijah, Andersen, Dane, Kiera, Ashton, Jeremy and Jordan, three great-grandchildren: Emi, Leliana and Paisley, as well as nieces and nephews.
          He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter: Desirae Ferguson.
          At this time services for Harold will be private for his family. A funeral service to celebrate his life will be officiated by Fr. Rick Courier.
          The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the family.
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  • "Harold was my teaching partner at Soo Hill for many years. I enjoyed that time very much and respected Harold greatly. I had fun making him laugh! My deepest sympathies to his family and may he Rest In Peace. I will always think fondly of our time teaching together. "
    -Karin Beveridge

  • "I was a former student of Mr.K’s when we were in the modular building in the back of Soo Hill (80’s). I still remember his lessons and how he loved the chalkboard. I have become a teacher. My deepest sympathies to his family. "
    -Ryan Brown

  • "Our hearts are with you all. God bless and take care. "
    -Ricky and Kelli Roys

  • "Our sympathy to you Nancy and the family . Worked with Harold for many great years at the Soo Hill School and spent a lot of time together. With both of us being from Negaunee we had time to relax and talk about our high school teachers and growing up experiences. He will be missed. "
    -Jim Aird Sr.

  • "My sympathy go out to Nancy and family. Mr Koskivwas my 4th grade teacher in the late 70’s. He was a great teacher and will be missed. If I learned nothing else, I learned my multiplication tables."
    -Caryn Mitchell

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