Kocka, David Allan beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, quietly passed away with family by his side in his home, May 9th, 2022. David was born January 29, 1927 in Grand Rapids, MN. He married Loretta May (DeRosier) Kocka, his high school sweetheart, on his return from the service. David served in the United States Navy for two years as a pharmacist's assistant. David and Loretta spent their early years living in Brainerd, MN. They moved to Victoria, MN in 1963 and resided in their home for 58 years. In June of 2021, David and Loretta moved to All Saints Senior living in Shakopee. David was preceded in death by his loving wife Loretta May (DeRosier) Kocka, mother Margaret Rebecca (Brown) Kocka, father Rudolph Carl Kocka, sister Barbara (Kocka) Olson(Donald), brother and Rudolph Peter Kocka(Alma). David is survived by; son David Mark Kocka (Judy); son Stephen Kocka (Michele); daughter Patricia (Kocka) Schlader (Richard) and son Thomas Kocka (Barbara). David is also survived by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren all of which he cherished like his own. He will be fondly remembered by his loving family and many friends. David will be sorely missed by many. The family gives special thanks to all the staff at All Saints Senior living, his wonderful neighbors and Lifespark Hospice for their loving care of David in his final days. A memorial service will be held at Lake Auburn Moravian Church, 7460 Victoria Drive, Victoria MN on May 21, 2022 at 2:00 PM, visitation starting at 1:00 PM. Private interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, MN. "So be it". In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: St. Joseph Indian School, 1301 North Main St, Chamberlain SD, 57325. bertasfh.com
David Allan Kocka
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