Karl "Klutsch" KLUTSCHKOWSKI, 83, of Coudersport, PA, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in his home.
Born June 11, 1935, in Allenstein, East Prussia, he immigrated to the United States as a young teen.
He served honorably with the Army National Guard from 1953 - 1956.
On July 16, 1955, in Pottstown, PA, he married the former Joy L. Seiler, who survives.
Klutsch was a self-made tradesman. He loved go-carting, dirt biking, hunting, and fishing. His life passion was his wife and snowmobiling in Potter County. He was a member of the Sweden Valley Faith United Methodist Church, the Potter County Snowmobile Club, and was a volunteer with Potter County Habitat for Humanity.
Surviving besides his wife, Joy, are: three daughters, Deborah Klutschkowski of Wyomissing, PA, Heidi Klutschkowski and Cheryl (Steve) Nordquist, both of Coudersport; two granddaugthers, Emily Nordquist and Elizabeth Nordquist, both of Coudersport; and two great-grandsons, Emil Nordquist and Amzi Nordquist. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Manfred Klutschkowski.
Honoring his wishes, there will be no services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sweden Valley Faith United Methodist Church, 1450 E. Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915 or the Potter County Snowmobile Club, P.O. Box 82, Coudersport, PA 16915.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.
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