Georgine Frances (Larson) Koschak, 83, of Ely, dies

Georgine Frances (Larson) Koschak, 83, of Ely, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Carefree Living in Babbitt, MN.
She was born September 29, 1933 in Ely to George Axel and Frances Elizabeth (Peyla) Larson. She attended school here. She married John Robert (Bob) Koschak on September 19, 1953.
She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved flower arranging, gardening, crafts, sewing - she sewed quilts for all her grandchildren. She loved entertaining in her home and was very welcoming, cooking and feeding many. She was a devoted member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Gerald Larson and grandson Jarred Hinzmann.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, John Robert (Bob) Koschak; brother Paul Norman (Jean Ann) Larson; sons: Robert (Peggy) Koschak, Jon Michael Koschak, Michael (Amy) Koschak; daughters: Kari (Wade) Srock, Nancy (Fritz) Hinzmann, Mary Lynn Koschak-Marshburn, Kathleen (Patrick) Ray; seven grandchildren: Justin Koschak, Melissa (Dwayne) Chapman, Ian Srock, Natasha (Tanner) Jauss, Meredith Marshburn, Meiglan Ray, Ryan Ray; and five great-grandchildren: Emma Koschak, Nora Koschak, Spencer Koschak, Rachel Chapman and Mila Jauss.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Ely. Luncheon to follow.