Born May 12, 1948, St. Louis, Missouri. Passed away November 22, 2018 at Saint Michael’s Hospital. His death was peaceful. His wife of 46 years, Egidija Kugle, was holding his hand. The family he leaves behind: sisters-in law, Rasa & Vida (Ken), brother-in-law John (Linda), nephews Eli (Krista), Alnis (Brooke) Adam (Rachael), Jesse (Kailee), niece Lara (Brian), and four great-nephews and one great-niece. He also leaves behind many dear friends. He is to be cremated and a scattering ceremony will take place some time in the future.