Obit: Kotcon, Roselyn D. #2 (1932 - 2015)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Kotcon, Lueck, Stiemke, Poziombke, Melnick-Rogers, Ewoldt, Leffert, Janke, Nickel, Zimmerman, Resong, Joseph

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) /2015

Kotcon, Roselyn Doreen (30 July 1932 - 2 January 2015)

Roselyn D. Kotcon, 82, of Neillsville died Jan. 2, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Rosely Doreen Stiemke was born July 30, 1932, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Henry and Bertha (Lueck) Stiemke. They moved to Neillsville when Roselyn was a young girl. She was confirmed in 1944 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Globe and graduated from Neillsville High School in 1950. Roselyn worked as a bank teller at the First National Bank in Neillsville for two years. She was united in marriage to the love of her life, Felix D. Kotcon, Aug. 12, 1952. They spent 62 wonderful years together farming and raising their family in the Town of York.

Rosely love to take care of her family. She was also a very dedicated member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville and was very involved with the Parish Council of Catholic Women, having served all offices of the PCCW and numerous offices of the DCCW. She was a member of the Good Neighbors Homemakers Club, and in her spare time, Rosalyn love to square dance, sewing, read and loved traveling with her husband, Felix.

She is survived by her husband Felix of Neillsville; children, Donald Kotcon of Neillsville, James (Candace) Kotcon of Morgantown, WV, Susan (Michael) Poziombke of Neillsville and Dennis (Trisha) Kotcon of Montreal, WI; five grandchildren: Sarah (Eli) Melnick-Rogers, Rebekah Kotcon, Courtney (Adam) Ewoldt, Caleb (Jenna) Poziombke and Cana (Travis) Leffert; one great-grandchild, Kailey Ewoldt; five siblings, Jeanette (Orin) Janke of Humbird, Irene Nickel of Marshfield, Ted (Wileen) Stiemke of Spencer, Arthur (Jeanne) Stiemke of Neillsville, and Verna Zimmerman of Neillsville; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother-in-law, John Zimmerman.

The Mass of Christian Burial for Rosie was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville with Rev. Varkey V. Joseph as celebrant. Music was provided by Ronald Resong, organist, and St. Mary’s Choir. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation was from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, with a 7:30 prayer service at the Gesche Funeral home in Neillsville, and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Casketbearers were: Donald Kotcon, James Kotcon, Dennis Kotcon, Mike Poziombke, Caleb Poziombke and Adam Ewoldt.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Wisconsin Chapter, 2900 Curry Lane, Suite A Green Bay, WI 54311.

Online condolences may be expressed at:  The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Rosie’s family with funeral arrangements.



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