Harry P. Kokx, age 91, of Hart, passed away Monday, February 8 2021 at the Oceana County Medical Care Facility. He was born February 6, 1930 to Stephen and Elizabeth (Birkman) Kokx. He married Janet (Musil) on August 6, 1955. She preceded him in death in 1997.
Harry operated a service garage with his father-in-law, John Musil in Osceola County before moving back to this area, to Weare Township and operating Weare Supply and Service. It was a family venture with his wife, his Uncle Frank Birkman and sons, Jack and David. He retired in 1998. Harry attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Weare. He enjoyed woodworking and working on old engines and was a member of the old engine club and the Knights of Columbus. Most of all, he loved being with his grandkids and great-grandkids.
He is survived by his children, Elizabeth (Daryl) Alvesteffer and Dave (Nora) Kokx; daughter-in-law, Becky Kokx; fourteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Marsha Musil; and nieces and nephews. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, his sons, John "Jack" Kokx and Robert "Robbie" Kokx, daughter-in-law, Wanda Kokx, sisters, Teresa Shafer, Cecelia Hock and Rita Robbins, and brothers, Richard and Nicolaus Kokx.
A graveside service will be held in the spring on a date to be determined.
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