Barbara E. Koska Posted: 2020-10-05 14:41:19

Barbara E. Koska


Barbara E. Koska, 59, died peacefully on Sunday, October 4, 2020 with her husband Chris by her side.
Barb was born on June 2, 1961 in Chicago to parents Edward and Kathleen (nee Stafford) Brokamp. She married Chris Koska on July 19, 1980 and they celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary earlier this year. Barb was devoted to her family, and nothing brought her more joy than spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Barb is survived by her beloved husband, Chris Koska, her children, Jenni (Nick) Clesen, and Tom Koska, her grandchildren, Chris and Addison, her siblings, Eileen Stewart, Jean (Wally) Munson, Bob (Nancy) Brokamp, Bill (Colleen) Brokamp, Mary (Sam) DeMaria, Lenore (Dan) Peters, and Jody (Kevin) Meyer, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother-in-law, George Stewart.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Barb’s name can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association
Visitation will be Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 3-7pm with prayers being held at 7pm at DeFiore Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, October 8, 2020 10 a.m. mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley.

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Debbie (Burch) Serio 2020-10-05 19:00:20

Our hearts are saddened by your great loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mickey McGuire 2020-10-06 08:21:20

May Barb RIP and watch over all of you.

Debbie (Burch) Serio 2020-10-06 10:56:16

Our hearts are saddened by your great loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Keith & Laurie Stange 2020-10-06 11:44:56

A friend truly loved. Rest peacefully Barb. Sending comforting hugs and condolences.

Laura Manning 2020-10-06 15:11:27

So sorry for your loss, praying for peace for the family during this difficult period! May you beautiful memories bring you comfort

Fran Vergo 2020-10-07 16:03:45

Chris - keeping you and your family in my prayers!

Dave Graff 2020-10-07 18:19:46

Dear Chris: My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. I pray that you and your family will continue to have an ongoing spiritual peace of many happy memories until you both, will be together once again. - Dave

Laura McCarthy 2020-10-07 19:20:49

I was so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts & prayers. Wishing you peace and comfort during these difficult times

Mary Sweeney and Sweeney Family 2020-10-09 15:27:28

Eternal rest grant unto Barbara.