Louis Kokosha

May 29, 1931 - June 05, 2024


Obituary For Louis Kokosha

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Louis Kokosha, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, formerly of Sexsmith, AB. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at the age of 93 years.

Louis was born on the family farm near Sexsmith on May 29, 1931, to parents Rose and Tom Kokosha, and spent his life there until 2015 when he moved to Grande Prairie.

Louis had a lifelong passion for the outdoors. He was an avid hunter, fisher and trapper, spending countless hours in the woods and on his trapline. His love for the wilderness was matched only by his enthusiasm for reading and watching westerns. Louis could often be found in his rocking chair with a classic western novel in hand or enjoying an old western film. He also had a great appreciation for good food and lots of it!

Louis will be lovingly remembered by his wife Sharon; step-sons: Clinton (Jasmine), and Kent (Sheila); four grandkids: Jack, Brittany, Davis and Colby; siblings: Edna Grotkowski, Mary Sandul, Nick Kokosha, Lydia Kokosha (Gary), and Ruth Elvestad; and brother-in-law Alfred Stephenson (Koleen).

He will also be greatly missed by his nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.

Louis was predeceased by his parents; in-laws; sister Irene Hewitt; and brothers and sister-in law: Adam Grotkowski, Fred Sandul, Rodney Elvestad and Brenda Kokosha.

As per Louis’ wishes no funeral will be held. He will be cremated, and his ashes will be scattered in the places he loved.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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  • June 12, 2024

    Sorry to hear of Louie's passing. We grew up neighbors of the Kokosha family and Louie was a great neighbor. He loved to dance and when you went to a dance when he was there,you'd be sure to have a great dance. Our sympathy to Sharon and family and the entire Kokosha family. Barbara Martin (Krzysik)

  • June 11, 2024

    Words cannot express how sorry we are to hear the passing of Louis. Sending you love and hugs during this difficult time, May he rest in peace, John/Gail Sopkow & Family

  • June 10, 2024

    Our deepest condolences to Sharon and family. Louis was our life long neighbour and such a good man. I have many memories of so many outings.


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