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Roxanne Gail Kuchan

July 1, 1947January 4, 2021

Roxanne Gail Kuchan, 73 of Snohomish, WA passed away peacefully on Monday, January 4 following a seven year-long battle with cancer. She was born in Lewistown, MT on July 1, 1947. “Rocky”, as she was affectionately known, was the eldest child born to Miles and Mary Elliott. She grew up in Lewistown and attended Lewistown Schools. She married Richard Kuchan December 28, 1964 and moved to Seattle in 1967, they divorced in 1981. Leny’s Tavern was her employer for 25 years. She loved ceramics, all sorts of music as Elvis was her favorite. Rocky enjoyed watching Jeopardy and doing the New York Times crossword puzzle at the same time. All through her life she always had a magnitude of multiple animals like a petting zoo and she treated them like her children (or better) 😊. She went to the Snohomish Senior Center to play mahjong weekly, and her fabulous talent for quilting will be remembered forever in all the lovely things she made. She was her witty self, up to the end. She is survived by her partner of 38 years, Charlie Owen, son Robert Kuchan of Snohomish, WA and daughter Kolette (Mark Blehm) Hoogendam of Mattawa, WA; three grandchildren, Robbie (Nikkole) Kuchan of Snohomish, WA, Breanna Kuchan of Lake Stevens, WA and Gage Hoogendam of Mattawa, WA; sisters Evelyn Elliott of Covington, WA, Janet (Kem) Johnson of Laurel, MT, Doris (William) Doyle of San Juan Capistrano, CA, Diane (Mark) Schmidl of San Diego, CA, and Mary Elliott of Auburn, WA and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and son Bryan Kuchan. A memorial service for Rocky will be held at a later date due to Covid-19 concerns. Bauer Funeral Chapel of Snohomish, WA is assisting the family. Rocky’s family and friends can share memories and condolences at Bauer Funeral Chapel | Funeral & Cremation (


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Roxanne Gail Kuchan

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Marcia McEwen Jacobson

January 16, 2021

Roxanne and I lived across the alley from each other in Lewistown. We played together and walked to St. Leo's school together and she introduced me to Mrs. Freeman.

Rest in peace, my friend.

Nan/Richard Kuchan

January 7, 2021

Rest In Peace Roxanne
Our thoughts are with your family & friends

Janet Johnson

January 6, 2021

Dear Sister, we are not ready to close this chapter in your life.
We still have news to share, stories to tell, jokes to laugh at, Elvis to listen to and family to watch grow up.
You shared, taught and guided me through thick and thin, always there to lend an ear or give good advice. I will miss your sharp wit
and sense of humor.
Love you, HUGS

mimi elliott

January 5, 2021

It wasn't long before you were laughing when you were around Rocky due to her quick wit and humor... always teasing or joking around... i would have loved to have spent more one on one time with her... but her little body could not go on... she's in the best place ever now! She's up in the sewing circle in the heavens!!
Rocky, I'm so glad i got to spend a few hours with you in your last 24... I love you and i know mom and daddy were there to greet you, along with Bryan and Jeremi and all the other members of the family who are there in heaven!! The angels know who they have and there is a celebration now that you have arrived! Until we meet again, big sissy, i love you...mitz

Kolette Hoogendam

January 5, 2021

I love you mom.... give Bryan hugs for me