Son of Packers’ Tremendous Bowl winner loses dad’s championship ring, provides $5,000 reward


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The son of a title-winning Packers participant is desperately looking for a misplaced championship ring from Tremendous Bowl II that may have been misplaced at a gasoline station. Mike Kostelnik, son of ex-Packers nice Ron Kostelnik, is providing $5,000 as a reward for anybody who may help him get the ring again.

“We do not know what occurred to the ring,” Mike mentioned, per the Inexperienced Bay Press-Gazette. “Once we obtained to Miami, it was gone. I had taken it off my finger. Once you put on that ring, it is heavy. In case your fingers are swollen within the morning, it is a bit exhausting to hold. So, I do know I put it within the console (of the automobile). My daughter and I simply do not know what occurred to it.”

Mike’s daughter, Olivia, wished to tour Miami College in Oxford, Ohio they usually made the journey on Sunday. The one cease that was made was at a BP gasoline station, which is the place Kostelnik believes it was misplaced. They have been unable to search out it on the gasoline station once they returned. Mike then left his title and quantity with the BP earlier than calling the police. 

“It is the ring my father wore,” Mike mentioned. “Numerous issues he went by means of in life after soccer have been in that ring. It is a ring that I wore through the occasions I used to be constructing my enterprise. So, it is all the vitality and the problems that seem which are in that ring. I felt prefer it gave me quite a lot of power in some very attempting occasions.”

Ron Kostelnik performed for the Packers from 1961 to 1968 the place he gained the primary two Tremendous Bowls, together with three NFL championships from earlier than the Tremendous Bowl period. Kostelnik was inducted into the Packers Corridor of Fame in 1989. He died in 1993 at 53 years previous. Upon his demise, the Tremendous Bowl I ring went to his daughter, Laura, and the opposite went to Mike, who notes that his household has been very supportive of him throughout this robust interval.


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