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Adeline A. Koch

April 11, 2019

Adeline A. Koch, 100, of Watertown, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Rainbow Hospice Care in Watertown.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Mark Bartsch officiating. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place on Monday at 1 p.m. at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Milwaukee. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.

Adeline Ann Filter was born on Nov. 27, 1918, to August and Hilda (nee Koehler) Filter in Wisconsin. On Oct. 6, 1950, Adeline married Sterling Koch at Fort Still in Oklahoma. Adeline was employed as a manager at Town and Country Bakery in Waukesha. She was a good mother to her children, kept a tidy home, loved ice cream and enjoyed cross-stitching.

She is survived by her children, James (Kathleen) Freuck, Robert Freuck, Jeffrey (Faith) Koch, Cynthia (Dale) Cichon; grandchildren, Laura, Robert, Aaron, Eric, Jason; great-grandchildren, Jamie, Ashley, Katy, Lilly, Zed; siblings-in-law, Paul (Grace) Koch, Calvert (Michéle) Koch; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Adeline was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Sterling Koch; her parents; daughter, Marilyn Bohren; and a grandson.

Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service

611 E. Main St. Watertown