He was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 21, 1929. John graduated from Gladstone High School. He worked as a machinist for Hewett, a career that he loved.
He served in the Air Force from 1948-1951 as Military Police and is a proud member of the American Legion. He had a passion for bowling, achieving a 702 series in sanctioned competition and golf, accomplishing a hole in one at Cypress Golf Course.
He is survived by his sister Rose Bloniarz, niece Darlene Trotter(husband Michael Trotter) nephew, Christopher Szatan, Great nephews, David Huebner and Daniel Huebner.
He is preceded in death by his father Blaz Kuchan, mother Maria Kuchan, brother David Kuchan, niece Kathleen Szatan (wife of Christopher) and brother-in-law, Henry Bloniarz (husband of Rose)
He will be missed by all still here and welcomed home by all that have gone before. I miss my Bozo.