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Immanuel Lutheran Church
Wednesday September 15th, 2021

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Funeral Service

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Wednesday September 15th, 2021

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Perry H. Koch

Perry H. Koch, 83, of Waterloo, IL, died September 12, 2021, in Waterloo, IL. He was born February 15, 1938, in Fults, IL.

He is survived by his wife Joan Koch, nee Unterseh; children Mark (Kate) Koch and Angela (Chuck Bader) Koch; grandchildren Sarah Koch, Kaitlin (Brian) Montano, Alexander (Michelle) Eslinger, Aaron (fiance Erika Wardlaw) Eslinger, and Hannah (Rick Wiegand) Mechler; great grandchildren Brody Montano, Henry and Quinn Eslinger; sister Joyce Heller; a niece; and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents Herman & Golda (nee Stephens) Koch; brother-in-law Francis Heller; and nephew Terry Heller.

Perry was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo. He retired as the Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer from HTC Holding Company and Subsidiaries in 2003 after 54 years and served on the board of directors until 2015; a US Army Veteran; he enjoyed fishing, playing Kloepper, and dancing with his wife Joan.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Parkinson's Foundation or Hospice of Southern Illinois

9 AM until time of service Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church

10 AM Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Merritt Demski officiating
Interment at St. John Cemetery in Valmeyer, IL

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I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of Perry, he was a good man.My deepest sympathy to Joan and the family.

Becky Heusohn Sep 18 2021 5:02 PM

Joan, I am so sorry for your loss. You and the family are in my prayers.

Nancy (Shipley) Childers Sep 17 2021 10:00 AM

Joan you have my condolences.

Barbara Croom Sep 16 2021 10:04 PM

Sorry to hear of Perry's death. Remember playing Kloepper with him and Joan at Acorns. Prayers for him and family.

Betty Schreder Sep 14 2021 10:31 AM

Please accept our deepest Sympathy on your Loss. Perry was a great guy.

Charlie and Connie Lutz Sep 13 2021 8:31 PM

Many fine memories of Perry. Smart and hard working. Always fun to be with
Donald (Shorty) Cotton. Texas

Don Cotton Sep 13 2021 12:30 PM

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Perry. Many years ago he lived next door to us on Monroe St. May God grant you comfort and peace as you go through the next days.

Carolyn Henry Sep 13 2021 11:57 AM