Anne L. Koska: Died Jan. 29, 2020

Anne L. Koska, 87, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Jan. 29, 2020.

Preceded in death by her husband, Ted, Anne lived in Freeland, Wash., for over 40 years. Originally from Chicago, Ill., Anne and her family moved to the Des Moines area in 1960 before coming to Whidbey Island.

Anne was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by four children, Sue Hansen, Ted Koska Jr., Nancy Clifton and Jon Koska; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren. Her family was always the single most important thing to her and she cherished her time with them.

Anne was an excellent cook and accomplished baker. There was always a new cookie recipe to try and enjoy. Anne had an eye for design and worked as a professional florist and caterer. Throughout her life she was always active in her church, and supported her kids through PTA and Scouting.

A member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Anne will be interred in the columbarium on the church grounds. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at Trinity.

In lieu of flowers, Anne’s children are asking that donations be made in Anne’s name to Hospice Foundation Fund, WhidbeyHealth, 101 N. Main St., Coupeville, WA, 360-914-5635.

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