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Joseph  L. Koch

Obituary for Joseph L. Koch

February 28, 1932 - May 13, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 85


Loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, Joseph L Koch "Joe", passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Joe was 85 and was preceded in death by his wife, Donella "Dee" and his brother, Ralph. Joe and Dee were married for fifty-four years.

Joe leaves behind his five children, Deborah Willis (Kent), Joseph, Kevin (Lisa), Thomas (Diane) and Dawn; 18 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Joe loved to regale his family and friends with his many funny and touching stories of his childhood and life adventures. He was raised in Wahoo, Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska. He was a lifelong Cornhusker. Joe served in the US Army Medical Corps for 30 years including postings in Germany and Thailand. After Joe retired from the Army as a Colonel he worked as a pharmacist at Kroger in San Antonio. Joe was deeply devoted to his family and Catholic faith and was a generous and thoughtful man. He will be greatly missed.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 on Thursday, May 25 at Porter Loring North. Rosary to follow.

Funeral Mass at Holy Spirit Catholic Church at 9:30 on Friday, May 26.

Burial at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery to follow.

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Porter Loring Mortuary North

2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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