Kotecki, of Port Washington, formerly of Cedarburg and Montello, passed
away Saturday morning, June 1, 2013, at Harbor Club in Port Washington.
She was 81 years old.
Pat was born May 18, 1932, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Mark and Mary
Ann Rober Dore. On Aug. 16, 1952, she was united in marriage with Edward
Kotecki at St. Gall Church in Milwaukee. For many years, she was a study
hall monitor for the Cedarburg High School. After Edís retirement, Ed
and Pat enjoyed 17 years at Buffalo Lake in Montello.
Pat was a member of St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church in Port
Washington. She also had belonged to the Cedarburg Trekkers, a local
camping group. She was an avid Packers and Badgers fan, and one of her
highlights was attending the Rose Bowl in California with Ed. She
enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles, cooking, fishing, and sewing
crafts. Most importantly, she loved spending time with her
Pat is survived by her four children, Thomas (Laurie) Kotecki of
Muskego, Patrick (Cindy) Kotecki of Port Washington, Robert (Julie)
Kotecki of Fox Point and Kathy (Jerome) LeMahieu of Port Washington; and
10 grandchildren, Shawn, Kelsey, Carson (Katelin), Andrea, Rebekah,
Abby, Maggie, Max, Jenna and Alec. She is further survived by two
brothers, James (Isabel) Dore of Palmyra and Mark (Peggy) Dore of New
Berlin; two sisters, Mary (Dennis) Dittman of Grafton and Kitty
Spaulding of Hilo, Hawaii; sister-in-law, Carol (Jerry) McLellan of
Florida; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday
evening, June 6 at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church, 1800 N.
Wisconsin St., Port Washington. Father Pat Wendt will officiate. Burial
will be in St. Maryís Cemetery, Port Washington. The family will receive
visitors on Thursday evening from 5 p.m. 7 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Ozaukee Lakeside Relay
The family would like to thank the staff of Harbor Club and Seasons
Hospice for their compassionate care and support.
The Eernisse Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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