Kucher, Monica V., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at her home. Age 85 years. The daughter of the late Adam and Victoria (Moskal) Rokita, Monica was born on December 19, 1928 in Saginaw, Michigan. She graduated from Saginaw High School in 1947. On January 8, 1949 she married Paul R. Kucher. He preceded her in death on June 4, 1986. She belonged to many organizations. Monica loved traveling and going to the casinos. Together they raised seven beautiful children, Paul (Elaine) Kucher, Bernard (Barbara) Kucher, Robert Kucher (deceased), William Kucher, Edward (Julie) Kucher, Monica (Eric) Mueller, Catherine (Walter) Hammerle; 18 grandchildren, Paul IV, Julie, Karen, Steven, Christina (Brandon) Hastilow, Kile (Laurie), Richard and his friend, Ann, Victor Rosales, Patrick (Monica), Katie (Brandon) Grund, Katie (Richie) Deal, Kelly, Renee; Kurt and Kyle Mueller, Victoria, Maria and Anna Hammerle; two great-grandchildren, Madison Joy Hastilow and Joseph Kucher; three sisters, Helen Zolinski, Theodora (Jack) Sullivan and Geraldine LeFevre; three sisters-in-law, Delphine Rokita, Marian Rokita and Kate Pasko; many nieces and nephews. Monica was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers, Claire Wehan, Gertrude Taylor, Henrietta Wlodarski, Alphonse and Joseph Rokita. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Robert DeLand will officiate with interment to follow in St. Andrew Cemetery. There will be no visiting hours at the funeral home. Friends may call at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2711 Mackinaw St., where the family will be present on Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stephen Catholic Church or Southern Care Hospice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road. www.snowfuneralhome.net