Joseph I. Kocarnik

Sept. 14, 1932-Sept. 2, 2013

Joseph I. Kocarnki, formerly of Scappoose, passed away Sept. 2, 2013, in Bullhead City, Ariz. He was 80.

Mr. Kocarnik was born Sept. 14, 1932, in Portland.

After graduating from Scappoose High School, he entered the U.S. Navy and saw action in the Korean War, and afterward took employment with Western Electric in Portland.

In 1955 he married Patricia Armstrong. They later divorced.

In 1966 he married Dollie Meckley. She died in 2009.

He is survived by a daughter, Linda Grimmett and step daughter, Sally Baker, both of Portland; a granddaughter, Stephanie; and brother, Robert of Lake Oswego, sister, Delores Reed and brother, James, both of Scappoose.