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Tennis G. Kostrova - Departed on Jul 03, 2017 - Oconto Falls, WI

Tennis G. Kostrova

Born in Oconto County, WI on Sep 18, 1931

Died on Jul 03, 2017 and resided in Oconto Falls, WI

Tennis G. Kostrova, 85, Oconto Falls, was called home to the Lord on Monday, July 3, 2017.  He was born September 18, 1931 in Oconto County to Gust and Olga (Sampson) Kostrova.  He grew up on the family farm and graduated from Coleman High School.

On November 25, 1950 he married Alfie Braun in Oconto Falls.  Tennis lived most of his life in Oconto Falls where he was employed by the Scott Paper Co.  He was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls.  Tennis enjoyed hunting, fishing, car races and playing slots with his friends at the casino.  He will also be remembered as an avid Packer, Brewers and Daytona 500 fan.

Survivors are his two sons, Les (Terri) Kostrova, DePere; Lonnie (friend Gail Thiry) Kostrova, Luxemburg; five grandchildren, Jessica (Dan) Brown, Amy (Mark) Bradley, Dan (Niki) Kostrova; Kerri (Ryan)) Haertl and Mitchell Kostrova; 13 great grandchildren; one brother, Lester (Sharon) Kostrova, NC; two sisters-in-law, June Braun, Oconto Falls; Ada Kostrova, Green Bay; many nieces, nephews and their families.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Alfie in 1997, and one brother Roger Kostrova.

Private family services were held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Oconto Falls.

The Kostrova family would like to thank Reuben Radke for patiently and graciously sharing his time and talents with Tennis.


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