Madge E. Kokenburg, 86, of Colonie, passed away at St. Peter's Hospice Inn on March 16. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Beatrice (Carr) Larrow. Madge was born on April 18, 1933 in Brandon, VT. She grew up in Hudson Falls NY, graduating from Hudson Falls High School.
She married the late Roland Kokenburg on September 29, 1951. After Roland's discharge from the Navy, they went into their own trucking business. They moved to Plattsburgh in 1965 to continue raising their 3 sons. Madge briefly worked as a school bus driver. Upon completion of their sons school, Madge joined Roland on the road traveling coast to coast. After that they became involved with rehabbing properties and rental business.
Madge was a parishioner at Christ Our Light Catholic Church as well as a member of geneology club, and the Silver Streakers in Colonie. She enjoyed history, geneology, and Bluegrass festivals.
In addition to her parents and beloved husband, Madge is predeceased by her sons, Stephen and Michael, 5 brothers, and 2 sisters.
She is survived by her loving son Gene (Claire), Kokenburg, brother Ken Larrow, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society 1 Penny lane, Latham NY, in memory of Madge.