Doris E. LaCosse, age 76, former Escanaba resident and currently residing in Rochester, Michigan died Sunday evening, September 25th, 2005, at Beaumont Memorial Hospital in Troy, Michigan.
Doris was born May 4th, 1929 in Ironwood, Michigan, the daughter of Blaz and Albena (LaCasse) Tomaich and was raised in Ironwood. She moved to Milwaukee as child with her parents and later graduated from high school in Milwaukee.
Doris married Elroy C. LaCosse in November of 1946 in Milwaukee and subsequently relocated to Escanaba where they owned and operated a mink ranch for many years. In addition, she was employed as a book-keeper for Bichler Concrete and Gravel for 15 years, retiring in 1980. Her husband, Elroy, preceded her in death in 1975.
Doris was a member of St. Anne Church of Escanaba. Her family remembers her as a person who loved keeping busy and she enjoyed cooking, baking, knitting, and making ceramics. In addition, Doris was a wonderful seamstress. Doris was also known to her family as an unselfish and independent individual and as a devoted grandmother. Her grandchildren considered her a