Bonnie Beth Irene Koch

The Lord has called His precious child, Bonnie Beth Irene (nee Chesak) Koch home on Thursday, March 22, 2007. Bonnie died at her Glidden home at the age of 72.

She was born Aug. 17, 1934 in Kewaunee, the daughter of Martin and Loretta Chesak.

Bonnie - wife, mother, grandmother and friend - was the embodiment of a kind, caring and loving spirit.

With her infectious smile and congenial manner, she made everyone around her feel genuinely loved and valued.

Bonnie is survived by her husband, Daniel Louis Koch; a son, Tom (Jill) Gigante of West Bend; two daughters, Sue (John) Ramson of Birchwood and Connie Gigante of Phoenix, Ariz.; two stepsons, Michael (Kim) Koch of Bartlett, Ill. and Mark (Amy) Koch of Breese, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Beverly Arnold of Milwau-kee; two sisters, Sandy (Andy) Mayer and Mary (Bill) Kobernick; three brothers, Roy (Marille) Chesak, Bill (Marc) Chesak and Harry (Kay) Chesak; and loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her mother, Loretta Chesak on Nov. 16, 1974; her father, Martin Chesak on Sept. 27, 1999; a brother, Jack Chesak on Dec. 25, 1993; her husband, Joe Gigante on May 20, 1975; her husband, Albert Dotzauer on March 21, 1995; and a stepson, Bill Gigante on Sept. 28, 2001.

Services will be held on Wednesday, March 28, at 11 a.m. at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, Glidden, with Father Ed Hussli officiating.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Bonnie’s memory to the Hospice Regional Services, 2101 Beaser Ave., Ashland, WI 54806.

The Novitzke Funeral Home, Park Falls, is in charge of arrangements.