Theresa Ann Alexander (Kossow), age 66, of Rapid River, formerly of Brampton, passed away on Sunday afternoon, February 24, 2019 with her loving daughter, son-in-law and grandkids by her side.
Theresa was born May 25, 1952 in Escanaba, the daughter of William and Elva (Fournier) Kossow. She was a graduate of Gladstone High School and worked several jobs as a caregiver before retiring to care for her husband. She was united in marriage to Claude William Alexander on June 20, 1972 and they made their home on the family farm in Brampton where they raised three children. She was a f
faithful member of St. joseph Catholic Churchin Perkins. Her hobbies included crocheting, knitting, plastic canvas, playing guitar and singing over 150 songs. She was faithful in reciting the Roasary and attending Mass as often as she could.
Theresa is survived by her daughter, Millie (Earl) McNally Sr. of Rapid River; her sons, Claude (Robin) Alexander of Gladstone and Andrew (Heidi) Alexander of Marshfield, WI; grandchildren, Theresa (Glen) Green of Escanaba, Milinda (Randy) Johnson of Rock, Earl (Rachel Newton) McNally Jr. of Bark River, Breanne (Mitch St. Amour) McNally of Escanaba, Brittany, Joseph, Zachariah and Mary McNally of Rapid River, Claude, Jonathan and Julie Alexander of Milwaukee, WI, Anthony (Michelle)Trepasso of Crystal Falls, Caleb and Quinton Alexander of Marshfield, WII; step-grandchildren, Michael, William and Maria Mulligan of St. Clair, MI; great grandchildren, Hailey, baby boy Trepasso, Glen, Lawrence and Elizabeth Green, Melissa, Juliette and (Christmas Baby) Johnson, Amelia McNally, Toby, Autumn and Molly St. Amour.
In addition to Theresa’s parents, grandson Matthew Michael Alexander and Christmas baby, she has left this earth to be with her loving husband, “Tyke” of 44 years for all eternity.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 7 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Perkins with Fr. Joseph V. Augustine officiating. A luncheon will follow in the parish hall. Theresa will be laid to rest in the Fernwood Cemetery in Gladstone.