Deanne Kosters
  • 73 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 23, 1940
  • Date of passing: Dec 6, 2013
Let the memory of Deanne be with us forever and celebrate her life

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Mrs. Deanne Kosters, 73, of Kingman passed away Dec. 6, 2013, in Kingman.  She was born Sept. 23, 1940.  Deanne is survived by her beloved husband Richard Kosters, her sister Donna Burchard, daughters Sherri Smith and Carolyn Corwin, and sons Kenny Corwin and Robert Corwin.  Deanne also has 15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, 2 nephews and niece Kelly Burchard. Deanne is preceded by her son James Corwin.

Deanne was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all that knew her, and would help anyone she found in need.  Also, she was an avid Bunco player and will be missed by all her Bunco sisters.  Deanne attended the Saint Mary Roman Catholic Church where she met her husband Richard Kosters.

Services will be held Thursday December 12th 2013 at 11 AM at Saint Mary Roman Catholic Church in the chapel as the church is in the middle of renovation.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Kassie Kavanaugh on 6th December 2016

"My dear friend,returned to Kingman to clean out my storage unit after 8 many memories! It can never be the same without you. So I will just continue to carry you in my heart until we meet again. I love you"

This tribute was added by Yvonne Smith on 8th December 2014

"My time with you was so short, but it was enough time to get to know and love you.  I will always remember you fondly, think of you often and miss you always.  Love you, cousin."

This tribute was added by Kathleen Dutch on 6th December 2014

"I miss you so mush but I look up in the sky and talk to you and at night and the stars are are bright I know you are smillingat me and saying it is ok Kathy I miss you love kathy"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 13th December 2013

"Today was the funeral service, and very hard. But now it's time to heal. Time to love on my babies, work hard, and remember Grammy always. I promise I will tell the kids stories so that they always know who Grammy is and how amazing she is. Hunter and I were so blessed to spend her last day by her side. She was singing and laughing, full of joy and love. I hope and pray that my last day can be just what hers was. love you Grammy --Tiffany Baldwin"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 12th December 2013

"Goodbye Mom. I love you. --Carolyn Corwin"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 12th December 2013

"Hard to believe she is gone, I know she is in such a better place with all of her family and friends who have passed before her. My Grammy had a huge part in my life and with raising me I hope I made her proud and she is looking down on me smiling, I'm also extremely happy she had the chance to meet my kids and spend time with them they loved her very much. This isn't good bye this is a see you soon. Love you Grammy -- Brittany Grant"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 12th December 2013

"Hard to believe you're gone Grammy. I hope you know how much we love you and will miss you. Take care of Uncle Jimmy and everyone else up there. See you again someday. --Ashley Roberts"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 11th December 2013

"Just recently found out about the passing of Deanne Kosters. My sincere condolences, even though I never met her I have a special place in my heart for her. I had found out not to long back that we were related after all these years. She was the first too call me and give me a little insight on the father I never knew (Henry Smith) along with Kimberly Smith Dale who originally discovered it. Rest in peace. --David Smith"

This tribute was added by Kimberly Smith Dale on 11th December 2013

"Deanne.....I made the visit I should have made a long time ago.  As soon as I heard, I made the plans to fly out there. I knew you wouldn't be there, but I was wrong.  I felt your presence everywhere. You have left a huge imprint on the lives of so many people. We gathered at your home, many reminisced and shared stories. I met your children and sister (my cousins), your grandchildren and great-grandchildren; I met your husband, and many of your friends. A piece of your soul is within each of these people. They need only to look within themselves to find you, to remember you. And though your physical presence will be missed, I know you live on and we will just have to wait a while longer to be face to face."

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 10th December 2013

"Tonight we had a memorial service for my sister. All of the family who could be there was. Many friends came and we all said what was in our hearts. All differences were set aside. Some of the family is in a great family feud. Those people set together, prayed together and enjoyed each other. It was very comforting. Everyone pitched in and helped make a get-together that my sister would have loved. My nieces, bless their hearts, cleaned everything up. A family member sang a song he wrote for her. Thank you David, it was beautiful. A cousin we had never met flew in from Maryland and got to meet the whole gang. She is a beautiful person inside and out. My Brother-in-law was grateful and overwhelmed. Thank you all for making it BEAUTIFUL.

Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could all get along like that forever. I love you all. --Donna Jo Burchard"

This tribute was added by Jeffrey Brink on 9th December 2013

"May we all feel…
happy and contented,
healthy and strong,
safe and protected
and living with ease…


May the road rise to meet you
May the wind be always at your back
May the sun shine warm upon your face
The rains fall soft upon your fields
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the palm of his hand"

This tribute was added by Ken Corwin on 9th December 2013

"There will always be a void in my life now that you are in heaven, but you will always be in my heart. I love you Mom"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 9th December 2013

"I do not know how to comfort one who has lost a parent because I have not experienced it. When I do have to face it someday, I would like to think that I would embody every good thing they were, in my life. Sometimes we are at odd with our parents and those times “haunt” us when they are gone. I have to believe that they always had our best interest in mind during those times and the fact that those times existed means they taught us to think for ourselves and make our own decisions even if they differ from their choices. We hurt because there is a void in our heart caused by their absence. Fill that void with remembrance of the love she had for you and that part of you that is her. She is never gone as long as you press on with strength and love she instilled in you. There is no doubt Deanne lived life to the fullest, which will make her absence more noticeable. You and your family are in my prayers. I pray for peace, strength and encouragement. Take comfort in family, grieve together, heal together and honor her memory together. --Scott Burchard"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 9th December 2013

"out of the mouth of Grammy:

Weep not for me though I am gone into that gentle night.
Grieve if you will, but not for long upon my soul's sweet flight.
I am at peace, my soul's at rest
There is no need for tears.
For with your love I was so blessed.
For all those many years.
There is no pain, I suffer not,
The fear now all is gone.
Put now these things out of your thoughts,
In your memory I live on.
Remember not my fight for breath
Remember not the strife.
Please do not dwell upon my death,
But celebrate my life. --Unknown Author"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 9th December 2013

"RIP Grammy I love you and you will forever be in my heart and your memory will last forever. Thank you for believing in me.  --Jason Tinsley"

This tribute was added by Sharon Williams on 9th December 2013


This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 8th December 2013

"Dear Kelly, I love all the stories you have shared so far, in the brief time I knew her, I adored her, she is unforgettable! I will never forget the first Bunco party and the first time I met her, she was the hostess. Her home is such an expression of her free spirit. She made me feel welcome and comfortable right away and kept me chuckling all evening! My deepest condolences to all of you. Thankfully we always have our memories! --Diane Pherigo"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 8th December 2013

"A remarkable lady name Deanne Kosters is going home to our father in heaven today. She has and alway will have a spot in my heart. I loved our times we had together. She always made me feel welcome in her family. I will always love you miss sassy. U are going to be missed terribly. But I know your in a better place and running, laughing and enjoying your new life in heaven with our Lord in Savior. Love u lots chicky. --Tiffany Mitchell"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 8th December 2013

"Grammy I don't know where to start . U always had such a positive outlook on life u always said encouraging things to me . U knew how to make me laugh like no one else . I love how stylish u were and just down to earth u always were . Uve been my Grammy since I can remember ull always be my Grammy . I love u dearly and never thought the day would come that I would have to say good bye to u but I know I will see u again . I guess Aubrey has a guardian angel . Xoxoxoxo we love u and miss u so much --Elizabeth Harlow"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 8th December 2013

"I'm so sorry to all her family and friends she is was an amazing woman I am so proud to have had her touch my life . Deanne Kosters I send my thoughts and prayers my great hugs and I know that god is right there with you. I love you beautiful lady --Danielle Wade"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 8th December 2013

"Deanne, I will miss you so much. You have made a difference in my life beyond words. I love you bunches. You are such a beautiful lady. Even as I said good bye today, I was telling Dick even how beautiful you look. I will never forget you. --Debbie Clemmens"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 8th December 2013

"Deanne, My dear beautiful friend...I cannot believe that someone who lived & loved with all her heart & soul is no longer just a phone call away. I am smiling thru the tears when I remember how the Lord brought us all together & how big a part that you & Dick played in my spiritual journey. I don't ever remember a time with you that wasn't filled with joy & laughter regardless of the circumstances. I am so sorry that I can't be present to send you off in the same grand style as you lived, but I asked Jesus to let you know how very dear you are to me & I know that you are resting in His Arms. Dick & Family...your hearts must be broken. I pray the Lord will fill you all with Grace, Love & Peace. Big Hugs, --Kassie Kavanaugh"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 8th December 2013


This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 8th December 2013

"Still in shock yesterday the world lost one of its brightest lights Deanne Kosters she was a woman that once you met her she was locked into your heart I may have only known her for a short time like 2 years but I tell you this there is a whole in my family now with her gone but I can say this she is in a much better place now she has gone home to our father and we will see each other again In heaven you will be missed and never forgotten. And to dick you are also apart of us you hang in there we are All here for you anytime or anything you need we love you just as we did Deanne kosters forever family. May god bless you an your whole family and may he bring you rest and peace. --Robert Munsil"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 7th December 2013

"Deanne Kosters I love you with all of my heart. You are an extraordinary woman. Jorden, Jadin, Hunter and I will miss you and think about you always. May you rest in peace, my Daddy will be there waiting to great you. Xoxoxoxoxoxoxo --Tiffany Baldwin"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 7th December 2013

"Lori, In the brief time I knew her, your dear friend Deanne was to me the brightest and most colorful sunflower in the meadow, she was a chameleon, never afraid to be herself, she was inspiring and a joy to be around. I know your heart is aching in terrible pain and sadness, but she will always be with you in your heart. To me this beautiful flower in all its shades reminds me of her, she was so dazzling in character and all that she was. Love your friend Diane"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 7th December 2013

"Deanne, even though I only knew her for a short time in my life had as much impact on me as those I have known all my life. I am sorry for your loss and that I cannot be there for you now. You remain in my prayers along with the rest of the family. I will see you soon. Love, Scott Burchard"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 7th December 2013

"Thank you all for the prayers. They mean so much. My sister passed peacefully and I know she heard our goodbyes. --Donna Burchard"

This tribute was added by Kelly Burchard on 7th December 2013

"Heaven gained a new angel today. It's so hard to accept the fact that you're gone. Hug your friends & family because you never know when the last time you'll see them will be. I love you Baca. --Michelle Corwin"

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Ken Corwin
Kelly Burchard
Lori Chambers


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