LuAnn (Stewart) Kotsch, 58, of Friedens
LuAnn (Stewart) Kotsch, 58, of Friedens, passed on March 29, 2012 at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown. Born Oct. 19, 1953 in Latrobe, she is the daughter of the late Howard Stewart and Evelyn Mae (Binkey) Stewart of Latrobe. She is also survived by her husband of 23 years, Paul Kotsch; sister Elaine Hensley and husband Wes of Wenatchee, Wash.; brothers: Ray Stewart and wife Bonnie of Allenhurst, Ga.; and Mark Stewart and wife Dawn of Latrobe; and many nieces and nephews. LuAnn was a 1972 graduate of Derry Area High School and a 1976 graduate of IUP with a degree in Library Science. She was a long-time employee of Torrance State Hospital, Somerset State Hospital, and SCI Laurel Highlands. LuAnn enjoyed horses and reading, and was accomplished at crochet, having created award-winning designs at the Somerset County Fair. Friends will be received from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Somerset County Humane Society at P.O. Box 182, Somerset, PA 15501. Online condolences may be sent to www.millerfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.