obit: Evelyn A. Kotara
San Antonio Express-News (TX) - June 13, 2010
Deceased Name: Evelyn A. KOTARAEvelyn A. Kotara, born in San Antonio, Texas, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2010 at the age of 78. She was a long time resident of San Antonio and a long time member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church. Mrs. Kotara was a graduate of South San High School in 1949 where she was a Majorette. She enjoyed gardening and going to the family farm in Kosciusko. She also enjoyed trips to Kinder, LA with her many friends. She recently enjoyed a trip to the Texas coast with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Emil J. Kotara, and is survived by her daughters, Karen Shipman and husband Stan, Cindy Collins and husband Sean; son, Michael K. Kotara and wife Doris; sister, Dorothy Mattson and husband Ed; 7 grandchildren, Jason and wife Meagan, Danny and wife Marci, Chelsea and husband Branden, Katelyn, Lauren, Kayla, and Brandon; and 3 great grandchildren, Lindsey, Carter, and Siena.Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm Sunday, June 13, 2010 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 am Monday, June 14, 2010 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church with Fr. Eddie Bernal as Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Hedwig Cemetery. A reception will follow interment at the church hall next to the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the American Heart Association. For personal acknowledgement you may sign the guest book at www.missionparks.com in the obituary section.