A Family Funeral Home

Frank J. Kotajarvi

August 23, 1942 - March 30, 2024
Racine, WI



Thursday, April 18, 2024
1:00 PM CDT
Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
21731 Spring St.
Union Grove, WI 53182


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Tunnel to Towers Foundation
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Life Story / Obituary


Frank Kotajarvi of Caledonia, Wisconsin was born August 23, 1942, in Schmiedeberg, Germany and was born to eternal life on March 30, 2024, at the age of 81 years. Frank was a proud US Air Force Veteran and was a true American Patriot. He is lovingly survived by his daughter Erin (Paul) Vrchota, son Matthew (Megan) Kotajarvi, his three grandchildren, David (Tiffani) Swette, Alex (Summer) Swette, and Marissa (Sean) Hansen and four great-grandchildren, Wilson, Nickolas, Miliana and Nathan. He is also survived by his niece, Tonya Kotajarvi-Edwards. He was loved by many other relatives and friends. Frank was preceded in death by his mom, Christine, and dad, Reuben and brother Pete. Interment with military honors will be on April 18th, 2024, at 1:00 pm at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider donating to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation at Tunnel to Towers Foundation (t2t.org).