Julius “Buckles” Konikow, 81, died Monday [January 13, 2003] at Riverside Community Hospital.
Born in the Bronx, N.Y., Mr. Konikow lived in Riverside 44 years. He was a toolmaker for 45 years. Mr. Konikow worked at Northrop Aircraft in Hawthorne for 10 years before he retired in 1983.
He served in the U.S. Marines from 1942 to 1946. Mr. Konikow was a member of the Semper Fi No. 1 Memorial Detail at Riverside National Cemetery for five years.
Mr. Konikow is survived by six daughters, Judith Nunnenkamp of Texas, Linda Humphries of Cathedral City, Janet Richards of Moreno Valley, Randi Foley of Riverside, Karen Norwood of Adelanto and Debbie Lugg of Fontana; four sons, Richard of Riverside, Robert of Adelanto, William of Woodcrest and Kenneth of Washington; 32 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Laura Albin of Florida.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Riverside National Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until noon Friday at Norco Family Funeral Home. Tribute Memorial Services in Riverside is handling arrangements.