WAUKESHA

Esther C. Kokan

Dec. 5, 1924 - May 25, 2006

Esther C. Kokan, 81, of Waukesha, died Thursday, May 25, 2006, at Virginia Health & Rehabilitation Center in Waukesha. She was born in Milwaukee on Dec. 5, 1924, the daughter of John and Anna Bandoszeski.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Joseph; children, Joseph (Karen) Kokan of Winter, Michael (Patricia) Kokan of Eagle, Connie (Jeff) Riegel of Waukesha, Kim (Rich) Mueller of Waukesha and James (Tammy) Kokan of Waukesha; three grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Elmer Bandoszeski of Milwaukee; sisters, Adeline Nitz of Milwaukee, Florence (Emil) Gerovac of Milwaukee, Delores (George) Darling of Milwaukee, Delphinine Snow of Milwaukee and Arlene Braun of Milwaukee; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Charlene.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, at Mealys Funeral Home, 103 Eagle St., Eagle. Interment services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, at St. Josephs Cemetery in Waukesha. The Rev. Michael Frankwick will officiate.

If desired, memorials to the family are appreciated.

Mealy's Funeral Home, 594-2442, is serving the family.