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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Alexander W. Kosatschkow, 73 โ€“ Decorated Vietnam Vet with Several Medals

Alexander W. Kosatschkow, 73, of Zion Grove, passed away August 29, 2019 at his residence.

Alexander was born in Brodenkirchen, Germany, on March 26, 1946, a son of Rosa Mayer of New Jersey.

He served in the U.S. Army as a SP4 in the Vietnam War, where he received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Distinguished Service Medal. He was also a member of the 3rd Infantry โ€œOld Guardโ€ and participated in the burial of President John F. Kennedy.

He worked as a Electrician in the local area and was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church Nuremberg.

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He is survived by his wife, Miriam (Peterson) Kosatschkow, and by his children, Amy Kile, of Berwick; Alexander Kosatschkow, of Zion Grove; Elizabeth Raibeck, of Schuylkill Haven; and Mary Kosatschkow, of Allentown.

Also surviving are brothers and sisters, Rose Mayer; Maria Kosatschkow, Sirina Kamieniecki, Annette Nieroda, Victor and John Kosatschkow along with 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren

Graveside memorial service with military honors was held at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Zion Grove.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fisher House Foundation.


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