Roxanne E. Kostka, 60

Roxanne Kostka, Loma, Colo., passed away Feb. 18, 2013, she was 60. Roxanne was born on June 17, 1952, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from the union of Milton and Grace Gerds. She graduated from Custer High School in Milwaukee and later married Thomas J. Kostka, he preceded her in death on Nov. 21, 2007, in West Bend.

Roxanne lived the majority of her life in Slinger and was a proud resident. She loved her job at the local Piggly Wiggly for 16 years as a cashier and made many friends. Upon retirement in 2012, Roxanne moved to Loma, Colo. to experience a different kind of living, close to the mountains and sunny days.

Roxanne was a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Slinger. She was a big supporter of Bassett Buddies Rescue and loved spending time with her grandchildren, Chloe and Carter. She enjoyed bowling, sewing, car racing and bowling activities. Roxanne leaves behind two daughters: Jennifer (Travis) Cantrall of Loma, Colo. and Katrina Kostka and her fiancé; James Swan of Genoa City, Wis., and her loving Bassett companion Aggie.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at St John`s United Church of Christ, 520 W. Washington St., Slinger, WI 53086. A visitation time will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the church, prior to services.

Memorial contributions in Roxanne’s name may be made to Basset Buddies Rescue, Inc., PO Box 13562, Milwaukee, WI 53213-0562 Friends and family may leave condolences at