Anne Marie Roscka
Sept. 9, 1960 — Nov. 29, 2010
VALPARAISO — Anne Marie Roscka, 50, Valparaiso, formerly of Knox, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010 in Valparaiso.
She was born Friday, Sept. 9, 1960 in Plymouth, to Eli J. Roscka, Jr. and Cleta Sue (Wilson) Roscka and lived in Valparaiso for more than 20 years, coming from Knox.
Anne was a 1978 Graduate of Knox High School. She went on to Purdue and received her degree in Speech and Hearing; she received her master’s degree from Ball State University in Deaf Education.
She worked for the Porter County Co-op Services since graduation and was teaching at the Chesterton High School in Chesterton. Anne was a member of the Eagle Creek Community Church where she taught Sunday School and directed Vacation Bible School. She worked with the Chesterton High School Student Council and was a member-elect for the Indiana State Student Council Board. She was the statistician and very proud to be associated with the Chesterton High School gymnastics team. Anne was a counselor and director at Camp Epworth for several years.
She served on the Board of Directors for Deaf Education. She signed for the community when needed. During high school she was selected Knox High School Prom Queen. Anne was a 10-year 4-H member and assisted with Junior Leaders and the 4-H Fair queen contest. She loved her students, they were her family. Anne was blessed to have wonderful friends.
She is survived by her parents, Eli J. and Cleta Sue Roscka of Knox; a brother, John R. and Teri D. Roscka of Monticello; a niece, Ashley D. Roscka of Monticello (Junior at Ball State University); aunts, Jan and Larry Reynolds of Monticello, and Vicky Brand of Ridge Manor, Fla.; an uncle, Dan and Ellie Roscka of Knox; and several loved cousins and friends.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. (CST), Friday, Dec. 3, at the Knox United Methodist Church, 201 S. Shield Street, Knox, IN, 46534, and one hour prior to services Saturday.
Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the church with Rev. Edward L. Hasnerl of the Eagle Creek Community Church in rural Knox, and Rev. Chris Dodson of the Monticello Christian Church of Monticello officiating.
Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be given to Deaf Service, 6 E. 67th Avenue, Merrillville, IN, 46410 (219-769-6506), or the Eagle Creek Community Church of rural Knox. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, IN, 47960, assisted the family with arrangements.