Patricia B. Kokan

Oct. 30, 1934 Jan. 9, 2014

Patricia B. Kokan, 79, of Kewaunee, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Aurora Baycare Medical Center after a short illness. She was born Oct. 30, 1934, in Owatonna, Minn., to the late James and Grace (Schwartz) Rezach.

She married Martin Kokan 59 years ago on Sept.

4, 1954. She and Martin lived in Waukesha for 30 years and then retired and moved to the Rezach family homestead in Kewaunee in 2003.

Pat enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking and baking and loved to make quilts by hand from scratch. She sold Vanda Beauty Counselors for more than 50 years.

Survivors include her husband, Martin Kokan; one son, Phillip Kokan of Hawkins; one daughter, Annette Kokan of Kewaunee; one granddaughter, Melissa Fritz; one great-grandson, Jayden Schultz of Rhinelander; one brother, Eugene Rezach of Algoma; and her dog, Annabelle.

Services were Monday, Jan. 13, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Kewaunee, with the Rev. Robert Pribek officiating.

Buchanan Funeral Home, 920-388-3811, is serving the family. Go to to send condolences or sign the online guest book.