Patricia E. Kostecka passed away in her Eden Prairie home surrounded by her family on December 15, 2022. She was 86 years old.
Patricia is preceded in death by her beloved parents and 10 siblings. She is survived by her husband Gary, her children Timothy and Tamara, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Patricia was born on July 14, 1936 in Duluth, Minnesota. She graduated from Hopkins High School and was first employed with Western Union in Minneapolis, followed by 10 years at Eden Prairie School District and 17 years at Gunnar Electric where she worked as an accountant. Patricia married Gary Kostecka in Hopkins in 1955. They moved to Eden Prairie in 1956 where they welcomed their first child, Timothy. Their second child Tamara, was born in 1963.