Marguerite “Mick” Kokesh, of Isanti, died April 3, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday, April 9th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Cathoic Church in Isanti with Father James David Hahn as Celebrant. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 2:05 PM, Assembly area #1.
Marguerite Mick Kokesh was born October 3, 1935 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Carl and Marie (Peyton) Boye. She was raised in Minneapolis and spent her summers in southeast Minnesota at her grandparent’s farm. Mick graduated from Minneapolis South High School. On July 7, 1956 she married Richard Kokesh at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church in Minneapolis. They made their first home in Minneapolis and later moved to Fridley. In 1972 they moved to Isanti, where they have lived since. Mick was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti and was active in the women’s guild and prayer chain. She was a member of Stitch and Chat for 38 years and especially loved knitting. She was a very accomplished knitter and knitted things for everyone.
Mick Kokesh died April 3, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids at the age of 76 years and 6 months. She was preceded in death by her parents and by an infant twin brother.
Mick will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Dick; son, William (Kathy) Kokesh of Cambridge; three grandchildren, Bridget (David) Olson of Cambridge, Kyle Kokesh of Kissimmee, Florida, and Heather Kokesh of Minneapolis; one great-grandson, Orion Olson; and by other relatives and many friends.