|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1946|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 2009|
Margaret "Marty" Anderson, 63, of West, Texas, passed away Friday morning, December 4, 2009 at Medical City Hospital in Dallas. A rosary will be recited 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the Aderhold Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Anthony Odiong, followed by visitation until 5:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption, with Rev. Ed Karasek and Rev. Anthony Odiong as celebrants. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Marty was born in Waco, Texas, to Alphonse T. and Margaret Barbara (Hutyra) Cocek. She attended St. Mary's School and was a 1965 graduate of West High School where she was an All State basketball player. Marty went on to attend Baylor University. On January 7, 1967 she was united in marriage to Eddie Lee Anderson in West. Marty was very involved in supporting her husband in his military career and was very helpful with the soldiers family's day to day activities. While based in Turkey, Marty was asked to participate in American volleyball, softball and basketball games with the G.I.'s and served as the Director of the Red Crescent (Cross).
Upon their return to the states, Marty became an office manager for the law firm of Bracewell & Giuliani, L.L.P. in Washington D.C. and Dallas for over 20 years before retiring in May of 2009. She enjoyed sports, event planning, and volunteering at the Christian Bookshop in West. She especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Marty was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption in West where she recently served as project manager for the church pictorial directory and as a Eucharistic Minister. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America Court #829.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 43 years, Eddie Anderson, of West; son, Jason Anderson and wife, Nichole, of McGregor; daughters, Michele Boles and husband, Kyle, of Garland, Shawn Lee and husband, Paul, of Chandler, AZ, and Brandy Archdale and husband, Brian, of Wolf Point, MT; grandchildren, Cameron, Reagan and Edward Lee, Brodi and Brogan Archdale, and Brooks and Abigail Anderson; her mother, Margaret Barbara Cocek, of West; brother, Alphonse "Buddy" Cocek and wife, Stasie, of Houston; her mother-in-law, Helen Anderson, of Waco; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 12/05/2009...C5
Alphonse Thomas Cocek (1918 - 1981)
Margaret Barbara Hutyra Cocek (1920 - 2010)
Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Dec 05, 2009
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