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The Passing of Bob Korzeniewski, founder of Bo-Mar.

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Sylvilagus Aquaticus, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. Sylvilagus Aquaticus

    Sylvilagus Aquaticus Senior Member

    Dec 24, 2002
    Dallas, Texas
    Bob was the founder of Bo-Mar sights.

    I met him on a couple of occasions; once I made the mistake of walking into his shop unannounced. I quickly learned to announce my presence well in advance.

    From his local newspaper, the Longview News-Journal.


    Korzeniewski, Robert N. "Bob"

    The rosary for Robert N. "Bob" Korzeniewski, 81, of Longview, will be recited 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The funeral Mass will follow at noon with the Rev. Gavin Vavrek officiating. Burial will be at Rosewood Park Cemetery under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Longview. Mr. Korzeniewski died Friday, April 28, 2006, in Longview, Texas. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, and had been a Longview area resident since 1966, and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Bob will always be remembered for his love and commitment to his wife and children, his family values, his Polish traditions and his enjoyment of his many outdoor activities. He also was the inventor and founder of Bo-Mar Tool and Manufacturing Co. and the originator of Bo-Mar gun sights. Survivors include his wife, Mary of Longview; son and wife, Norbert and Becky Korzeniewski of Longview; daughter and husband, Valerie and Doug Kroiss of Dallas; daughter and husband, Cynthia and Tim Tate of Timpson; daughter, Robin Knowles of Longview; daughter and husband, Kimberly and Bruce Butterfield of Sherman; son and wife, Kevin and Melanie Korzeniewski of Longview; daughter, Rene Korzeniewski of Mesquite; daughter and husband, Maevine and Charles Pugh of McKinney; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Monica Wisniewski of California. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Phyllis Korzeniewski, and brother, Cal Korzeniewski. The family will receive receives at Rader Funeral Home, 1671 Judson Road, 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2006. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's School in Longview. A memorial guestbook may be signed online at www.raderfh.com.

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