William “Bill” K Kobelka, 78, of Elyria, Passed away at his residence on May 10, 2019. He was born April 25, 1941 in Westlake. Bill was a lifelong resident of Lorain County. Bill loved taking walks, admiring trains, and watching westerns, police, and military shows, more notably M.A.S.H., and the Blues Brothers. He is survived by three sons, Steve (Brenda) and Joe Kobelka, both of Elyria and Ken Kobelka (Shawna) of Oberlin; six grandchildren, Maddie Monroe (Travis), Bryce Wood, Natalie, Izy, Nathan and Hunter Kobelka; two great-grandchildren; and by two brothers, Lawrence Kobelka of Elyria, and Ron Kobelka of Texas. Bill was preceded in death by; his wife of 59 years, Ethelda “Sim” Kobelka; his parents, Lawrence and Alyce Kobelka; and by his brother, Robert “Bob” Kobelka. The family welcomes friends to join them on Thursday May 16, 2019 from 4 to 7pm with the service starting at 7pm at the Liston Funeral Home, 36403 Center Ridge Rd., (at Stoney Ridge Rd.), North Ridgeville. Pastor David Swartz will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.