Mary Koochin

Sadly the family of Mary Koochin of Nakusp (formerly of Castlegar) wishes to announce her passing at Minto House on Sunday, May 31, 2015 blessed with 95 years of life.


Mary was predeceased by her loving husband of 70 years Paul, her daughter Kay Markin and her grandson Dan Markin.


Left to mourn her loss is her son Ed (Laura) of Nakusp; daughter Mildred (Phil) Sherstobitoff of Kelowna; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews to whom she was always Auntie.


Funeral Services were officiated by Sid Malakoff at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Friday, June 5, 2015 followed by interment in Park Memorial Cemetery.



“Give her wool and she would knit, give her string and she would crochet, give her flour and she would bake, give her soil and she would plant…”