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James John Kukla

January 13, 1935 ~ June 21, 2018 (age 83)

James J. Kukla, age 83, died Thursday, June 21, 2018 at his residence in Cleveland.

He was born January 13, 1935 in Cleveland, the son of John & Frances Kukla and spent his entire life in the Cleveland area.

Mr. Kukla was a retired employee of Accurate Die Casting in Cleveland.  He enjoyed fishing, baseball and horse racing.

Survivors include two children, John J. (Rebecca) Kukla in Austinburg Twp. and Rhonda Kukla in Mentor, 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  His parents and a grandson, Martin G. Chadwick preceded him in death.

Private burial of ashes will be at Chardon Municipal Cemetery at the convenience of the family.  The Jefferson Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson is honored to serve the James Kukla family.  Visit to view obituary, express condolences or light a candle.

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