Date of BirthFebruary 02, 2017

Dorothy Lillian Drgac Kokes Obituary

Date of BirthFebruary 02, 2017

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Date of PassingJanuary 05, 2017

Dorothy Lillian Drgac Kokes Obituary

from san angelo, Texas, United States

Date of BirthFebruary 02, 2017

Dorothy Lillian Drgac Kokes Obituary

Date of BirthFebruary 02, 2017

729 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 05, 2017

Dorothy Lillian Drgac Kokes Obituary

from san angelo, Texas, United States


Dorothy Lillian Drgac KokesSan AngeloDorothy Lillian Drgac Kokes, 96, of San Angelo, passed that veil we call death and entered into the awesome glory of God's presence. She died on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in Regency House Nursing Home.Her funeral service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Wall Brethren Church, with Rev. Tommy Tallas officiating. Burial will follow in Johnson's Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.Dorothy was born on Feb. 5, 1921, in Caldwell, Texas. She was the third child born to Walter and Annie Drgac. The family moved to San Angelo from Cooks Point in January of 1936. Soon after the move her older brother and mother died of an illness a few weeks apart. At the age of 15, Dorothy having to quit school, assumed the responsibility of helping raise the younger members of the family on a dairy farm.Dorothy married Louis A. Kokes on Nov. 21, 1947. They farmed two years, and then both began jobs in San Angelo. She retired from SAISD Cafeteria after 25 years in 1984. Then she began providing child care to many children until early 2000.Dorothy was a member of the Wall Brethren Church, Christian Sisters, Czech Choir, RVOS, SPJST, Mutual Aid and the Concho Valley Czech Heritage Society. Her hobbies included cooking, sewing, gardening and helping her husband with crafts in which they entered numerous times in the San Angelo Rodeo Exhibits.Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Louis Kokes; her parents; four brothers, Marvin, W.C., Albert and Hubert Drgac; and three sisters, Evelyn Drgac, Viola Krupala and Clarice Drgac.Survivors include her brother, J.D. Drgac and wife Loretta, of Odessa; sister-in-law Noemi Drgac of San Angelo; nieces Dorothy Kubacak, Judy Holik, Marilyn Holik, Lyn Haterman and Deborah Drgac; nephews Larry, Gary, James and Rodney Drgac, Scott Drgac, Robert and Richard Drgac, Daniel and Alan Chasak, Robert and John Krupala, Marvin and Eugene Kokes; and many great-nieces, nephews and cousins.A heartfelt thanks and appreciation goes out to Dr. Neil Chinn and the staff at Regency House and HOSA for all their loving care they gave Dorothy. May God bless you all!The family requests that memorials be made to the Wall Brethren Church, P.O. Box 195, Wall, Texas 76957, House of Faith, 321 Montecito, San Angelo, Texas 76903 or to a .

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