Roxann Koeckeritz Obituary

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Roxann L. Koeckeritz

March 29, 1945 - August 18, 2014
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Passed peacefully on to her Eternal Father and into his care on 8/18/14 at her home, after her battle with many health issues. She is preceded in death by her parents, Irvin and Lena Lawrence. She leaves behind her husband of 45 years, Orin; sons, Lance (Jennifer), Galen (significant other, Lois Johnson); grandchildren, Tyler, Austin, Vannessa, Devin, Savanna; along with Shayla and Shantel Koeckeritz whom she regarded as grandchildren. Roxann and her husband were childhood friends, grew up in the same neighborhood and dated for four years before they married. In 1970 they built their home in Afton, MN where she later shared her love of...
Passed peacefully on to her Eternal Father and into his care on 8/18/14 at her home, after her battle with many health issues. She is preceded in death by her parents, Irvin and Lena Lawrence. She leaves behind her husband of 45 years, Orin; sons, Lance (Jennifer), Galen (significant other, Lois Johnson); grandchildren, Tyler, Austin, Vannessa, Devin, Savanna; along with Shayla and Shantel Koeckeritz whom she regarded as grandchildren. Roxann and her husband were childhood friends, grew up in the same neighborhood and dated for four years before they married. In 1970 they built their home in Afton, MN where she later shared her love of ceramics and Dresden Dolls with so many, Over the years, she enjoyed gardening, sewing, knitting, china paintings and many other hobbies she gave and sold at local craft shows. Her lacework dolls have been featured in the Stillwater paper, they require hundreds of hours of labor along with dozens of firings to create these delicate and beautiful works of art. Roxann graduated from NSP High School and later shared her love of art with others by teaching ceramics from 1977 until 2000 when her health forced her to give up her classes and craft fairs. Roxann was always well dressed and enjoyed selecting her clothing and accessories each day matching her entire outfit from her jewelry to her shoes. Roxann was a kind, gentle and loving woman with a huge heart, she loved her children, grandchildren and family and had a special place in her heart for all animal friends from the horses and pets she called family to the stray cats in the yard she would care for no matter the weather or her own health. Funeral service 11AM Fri. 8/22/14 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 880 Neal Ave. S., Afton. Visitation Thurs. 5-8PM at Wulff Woodbury Funeral Home, 2195 Woodlane Dr., Woodbury and 1 hour prior to the service at church. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Memorials preferred to the church or donor's choice.

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