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Perry H. Koch

February 15, 1938 — September 12, 2021

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

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

Funeral:
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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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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Immanuel Lutheran Church

522 S Church St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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Immanuel Lutheran Church

522 S Church St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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