Mary F. Cota

Mary F. Cota, 89, of Evansdale died Friday, November 20, 2015 at home. Services were held Tuesday, November 24 at St. Ann-St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial in St. Joseph Paint Rock Cemetery, both in Harpers Ferry.
Mary was born September 25, 1926 in Monona, the daughter of John and Susan O’Hara Grady. She married John Kaeser March 1, 1944, and they later divorced. She married Donald Cota June 26, 1967 in Decorah, and he died in 1976.
Mary lived in the Harpers Ferry and Waukon area until 1988, moving to Evansdale. She was employed with Northern Engraving in Waukon for 15 years.
Survivors include a son, John (Diana) Kaeser of Cedar Rapids; a daughter, Barbara Points of Naples, FL; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by five brothers, Cyril, Sylvester, Leo, Daniel and Jim Grady; and a sister, Marguerite.
Memorials may be directed to Unity Point Hospice. Condolences may be left at