Memorials may be made to Dardenne Presbyterian Church or Wentzville Senior Center, attn: Meals on Wheels, in care of Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO 63385.
Born June 14, 1921 to the late Grover and Clara (nee Berg) Koch in Marthasville, MO. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Eileen Koch (nee Windmann). He was the brother to the late Helen Morhaus (nee Koch) and Harold Koch. He was the wonderful father to Constance (Albert) Cozzoni of Defiance, MO.; and Leonard (Susan) Koch of Perryville, MO. Loving grandfather of Michael (Janet) Cozzoni, Christopher Cozzoni (Chris Freeland), and Todd Koch and cherished great-grandfather of Abigail and Alyssa Cozzoni, and the dear uncle, cousin and friend to many, many more.
Mr. Koch worked at Wagner Electric Corporation for 45 years. He began working in the factory and worked his way up to Director of Quality Control. When at Wagner Electric he played on their baseball team and also managed the Wagner’s Girls Softball Team. He ice skated until he was 80 and bowled until he was 90. He and his wife enjoyed ballroom dancing. He also especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren and playing with his great-granddaughters.