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LaVerne Koc
(11-17-1926 - 02-03-2018)

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LaVergne Koc, 91, of Elgin passed away February 3, 2018. She was born November 17, 1926 in Chicago, I to Anna and Frank Koc. She graduated from business school and also did some studies at the Art Institute in Chicago. LaVergne had an exciting life working at different times for the Army, Cook County Hospital and retiring in 1991 from being an executive secretary in the Advertising department of the NBC Today/Tonight Show at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. After she retired LaVergne became a volunteer at St Joseph Hospital as well working at the Hemmans in Elgin. She loved Art and was a great humanitarian. She had a passion for gardening and spring thru fall you could always find her outside tending her beautiful flowers and property. LaVergne was a committeewoman for the Republican Party in Elgin Township and thoroughly enjoyed politics. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother John and sister RoseMarie. She will be missed and lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. She was a longtime member of St Thomas More Catholic Church’s. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St Thomas More Catholic Church on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of services. Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com. 

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