Anne R. Koca, 93

Anne R. Koca, 93, of West Bend, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012, in West Bend.

She was born on April 19, 1918, in Milwaukee to the late Joseph and Marie (nee Schmidt) Koca.

Anne worked for Lee Engineering in Milwaukee.

She was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in West Bend and St. Boniface Secret Pal Club in Milwaukee. Anne enjoyed traveling, knitting and crocheting and was an avid reader.

Anne is survived by one sister, Rose Mary Slesar of West Bend; 13 nieces and nephews, Patricia (Peter) Hoeft, Susan (Mic) Schemelin, Barbara (Steve) Schmit, Michael (Ann) Slesar, Paul (Kathy) Slesar, Jill (John) Mahlberg, Monica Koca, Lynn Wyman, Terri Koca, Mary Lee, Nancy (Ken) Cain, Stephen (Jan) Koca, and Jane (special friend, John) Koca; and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Marie and Joseph Koca; brother, Francis (Loretta) Koca; and brotherin-law, Frank Slesar.

A memorial service in remembrance of Anne will be held on Thursday, April 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. Visitation will be Thursday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Inurnment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee. Memorials to Albrecht Free Clinic are appreciated.

Online guestbook and condolences may be found at

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Heartland Hospice for their loving care of Anne.