Anna Claire "Tazie" Kocke Achee

July 31, 1937February 19, 2016
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Anna Claire (Tazie) Kocke Achee of The Woodlands, TX, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Savior, Friday, Feb 19, 2016. She was born in Donaldsonville, LA on July 31, 1937.

Tazie graduated from Ascension Catholic High School in Donaldsonville, LA in 1955, and she attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. She married Patrick (Buddy) Achee on Oct 4, 1957 and became a devoted military wife and mother of five children, settling the family in Lafayette, LA in 1967.

When her children finished school, she herself returned to school to get a degree in Horticulture then started her own landscape business. In 2006, she and Buddy moved to The Woodlands to be near some of their children. Tazie was a passionate Christian woman who loved to tell others about her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

She is survived by her husband, Buddy; her children, Steve & Joan Achee of Atlanta, GA; Gary & Brenda Achee Luquette of Houston; Jennifer Achee of Oslo, Norway; Gary & Elizabeth Achee of The Woodlands and James & Mary Achee Sonnier of The Woodlands; her fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Nolan and Mary Graffeo Kocke, her brother, Ronald Kocke and sister, Katherine Kocke Dupuy.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home Chapel, 18000 Interstate 45 South, The Woodlands, Texas 77384.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Texas Right to Life at in Tazie’s memory. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit


  • Celebration of Life Friday, February 26, 2016

Anna Claire "Tazie" Kocke Achee

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April 1, 2016

My deepest condolences to the family during this most difficult time. There are no words that can ease the pain of losing someone so beloved. May you find comfort and peace in knowing that your loved one is in God's memory, because those who pass on are precious in his eyes. Psalms 116:15t


March 31, 2016

I extend my deepest sympathies to your family. (John 11:30-38)


March 30, 2016

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

S. Washington

March 29, 2016

Sorry for your loss. May the GOD of all comfort be with the family at this time of sorrow.

March 28, 2016

May the GOD of comfort grant you peace at this time. 2nd Thessalonians 3:16. So sorry for your loss. Diane.


March 21, 2016

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Anna Achee. May it comfort family and friends that Anna will return to the days of her youth as promised in the ancient writings at Job 33:25

March 17, 2016

May the god of comfort be with your family through this time.

Raemona Jones

March 16, 2016

I'm very sorry for your loss but take comfort in the scriptures at Is 25:8 that says Jehovah will swallow up death forever


March 15, 2016

I am deeply sorry for the loss of your love one. May loving words comfort your family at this time of sorrow. Isaiah 57:15 and Luke 17:8.

March 13, 2016

Draw close to God at this time of deep sorrow.