Rochester Hills, Mich.
Nancy Jane Koger, 71, of Rochester Hills, Mich., died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Crittenton Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Sept. 10, 1939, in Warrensburg, Ill., to the late Herman and Zada Nottelmann.
She attended Millikin University and, in 1958, she was Miss Decatur in the Miss America Pageant. She enjoyed golf, tennis, music, reading, conversation, vacationing in Panama City, Fla., and trips back to Decatur to visit friends and classmates from high school and college.
She loved shopping and spending time with her five grandchildren who she loved so much. She also was the Republican Precinct Delegate for Rochester Hills.
She was the beloved wife of Joe M. Koger, whom she married March 5, 1960; treasured mother of Joe (Dawn) Koger II of Birmingham, Mich., and Kerry Koger of Ortonville, Mich.; devoted grandmother to Makenna, Jaret, Hadley, Claire and Brent; and sister of Janet (Eric) Stottrup and the late Richard (Hazel) Nottelmann.
Obituary credit: Commercial-News