Darrell C. Kositzke

Darrell C. Kositzke, 65, passed away Friday, June 17, 2023, in a truck driving accident on I-69 N in Gaston, Indiana. He was born June 1, 1958, in Escanaba, Mich., and was the son of Charles Jeska and Flora (Nelson) Kositzke. Darrell served in the Navy then moved to Bellevue in 1994. Darrell, nicknamed “Teddy Bear,” was described as a loving, funny, kind, gentle giant by those who knew him and he was best friends with Jesus. Darrell is survived by his daughter, Rachel Herman of Fountain Hills, Ariz., and son, Jacob Kositzke of Nashville, Mich.; seven grandchildren; and his four siblings. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles J. Kositzke and Flora L. Kositzke. A memorial service will be held for Darrell on Sunday, July 23, 2023.