preceded in death by her
husband, Nicholas Mindek."
Mindek, Martha Kosterman
Martha Kosterman Mindek
Martha Kosterman Mindek, 88, of Harborcreek died Thursday, March 13, 2008 at Hamot Medical Center.
Born in Moers Germany on February 24, 1920,
she was a
daughter of the late Wilhelm and Martha Luschwitz Kosterman. Martha was a self-employed rancher starting in business in 1941; she had been involved with the International Institute, serving on their Board when she was younger. She also enjoyed sports and gardening. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas Mindek; a son, Hunter Mindek; and two brothers, Wilhelm and Peter Kosterman. Survivors include two sons, Forrest Mindek and his wife, Nancy, of Erie, and Marlin Mindek and his friend, Julie, of North East; a daughter-in-law, Donna Mindek; three grandchildren, Hunter and Theron Mindek, and Autumn Bump; a sister, Betty Boga and her husband, Ralph; and a brother, Harry Kosterman. She is further survived by eight great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and are invited to services there on Monday at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Dan Owen officiating. Private burial will be at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.
REV, Dan Owen "