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Roberta D. Kotschi – Obituary

Roberta D. Kotschi, 70, of Vienna, Illinois passed away Thursday morning January 22, 2013 at 4:25 a.m. at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.

Roberta was born October 7, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois.  She was the daughter of Gilbert Levy and Sophia (Ferriauolo) Levy.

She was united in marriage to Robert Kotschi, Sr. on November 12, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois.  He survives.

Other survivors include her children: Robert Kotschi, Jr. of Channahon, IL; Shelly Kotschi of Vienna, IL; Tim Kotschi of Lockport, IL; Gina (John) Fisler of Tinley Park, IL; Richard Centkowski of Tinley Park, IL; and Barb Centkowski of Chicago, IL.

Ten grandchildren: Krysti (Ian) Reece, Gabrielle Kotschi, Taylor Kotschi, Savannah Kotschi, Brianne Kotschi, Jazmin Kotschi, Marissa Kotschi, Amanda Fisler, Johnny Fisler and Kenny Fisler.

And two great grandchildren:  Joshua Reece and Lindsey Reece

She is also survived by sister Debra (David) Diaz of Energy, IL and two brothers, Joseph (Lana) Levy and Steven (Beverly) Levy all of Frankfort, IL.

A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends

In addition to her parents, Roberta was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Levy and a sister-in-law, Barbara Levy.

Roberta was a 1960 graduate of Eisenhower High School in Blue Island, IL.  She was a homemaker.  Roberta loved to crochet, play solitaire, and enjoyed watching the food network.  Roberta was devoted to her family and loved spending time with them.

A memorial service will be conducted Saturday afternoon, January 26, 2013, at 3 PM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.  Pastor Bud McDannel will officiate.

An additional memorial service will also be conducted in Manhattan, IL at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the American Kidney Fund, Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-9813 or to the American Diabetes Association, 425 S. Woods Mill Rd # 110, Town and Country, MO 63017.

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