Sandra Ann Koss
Sandra Ann Koss
  • December 31, 1944 - June 16, 2017
  • Austin, Texas

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Sandra Ann Koss, beloved Mother and Nana, passed away in Austin, Texas at the age of 72 on June 16, 2017.

Born in Detroit, Michigan to Frank and Ella Trapp on December 31, 1944, Sandra was the youngest of three children. Sandra enjoyed reading, solving puzzles, sewing, and watching movies and mysteries. She was known to make the best "foamie" jello and spaghetti casserole. Sandra worked as a school secretary at Hill Elementary School for over 20 years and raised two daughters, Kim and Kelly. She was also an avid supporter of many charitable organizations including the American Cancer Society, the American Red Cross, and the local KLRU TV station, to name a few.

Sandra was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Ella Trapp, her sister, Patricia Meehan, and her brother, Robert Trapp. Her life will forever be cherished by her daughters and sons-in-law Kimberly and David King and Kelly and Zoltan Szilagyi, as well as her beloved granddaughter, Samantha Szilagyi.

Sandra's life will be celebrated on Sunday, August 13, 2017, at 6:00 pm at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Austin Hospice ( or to the American Cancer Society (

The family would like to give special thanks to Austin Hospice and Visiting Angels, especially Laverne and Yulonda, for the care and support they have given.

Please join us in remembering Sandra by visiting our memorial at Through this site, we invite you to share your thoughts and fond memories with our family.