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Lois Koch, 81, Burnett

September 24, 2018

Lois Jane Koch, 81, of Burnett, passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.

Lois was born on Oct. 28, 1936, in Waupun, a daughter of Henry and Rose (Heise) Henning. On Feb. 28, 1953, she was united in marriage to Irving Koch at Pella Lutheran Church. Lois was a devoted wife and mother. For many years, she was a teacher’s assistant for special education and taught Sunday School. Lois enjoyed needlepoint, shopping, reading her Bible and making gifts for her family. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.

Lois is survived by her husband of 65 years, Irving Koch of Burnett; nine children, Rose (Todd) Goebel of Sheboygan, Linda (Gary) Scofield of Waupun, Thomas Koch of Burnett, Jody (James) Drews of Fox Lake, Timothy Koch of Pardeeville, Michael Koch of Brandon, Douglas (Cynthia) Koch of Burnett, Kimberly (Randy) Wiesman of Waupun and Jennifer (Alan) Piening of Indiana; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Norma (Joe) Neuman and Dottie Koch; one brother-in-law, Donald (Diane) Koch; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; parents-in-law; three grandsons, Bradley Koch, Jesse Drews and Brent Barletto; seven brothers; one sister; two brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law.

Visitation for Lois will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at Kohls Community Funeral Home, 405 West Main Street, Waupun, and on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, from 10-11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 113 County Park Road, Waupun.

A celebration of Lois’ life will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor David Cooper and Pastor Christopher Doerr officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens.

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