THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Tennis G. Kostrova
Issue Date: July 12, 2017
Tennis G. Kostrova, 85, of Oconto Falls, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017.
Born Sept. 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 Nov. 25, 1950 he married Alfie Braun in Oconto Falls and lived most of his life in Oconto Falls where he worked at Scott Paper Co.
He was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls and enjoyed hunting, fishing, car races and playing slots with his friends at the casino. He will be remembered as an avid Packer, Brewers and Daytona 500 fan.
Survivors include two sons, Les (Terri) Kostrova, DePere and Lonnie (friend Gail Thiry) Kostrova, Luxemburg; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Lester (Sharon) Kostrova, North Carolina; two sisters-in-law, June Braun, Oconto Falls and Ada Kostrova, Green Bay and many nieces; nephews and their families.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alfie in 1997, and a brother, Roger Kostrova.
Private family services were held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Oconto Falls.