KOCH, Marian 1921-2009
KOCH, HARMS, SIEFKEN
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 12/6/2010 at 12:18:28
Marian D. Koch, 87, of Wellsburg, Iowa died from natural causes on Thursday, April 23, 2009, at the Grundy Care Center in Grundy Center, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am, Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in rural Wellsburg with Pastor Gary Burkhalter officiating. Burial will follow at Colfax Center Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Holland. Visitation is from 5pm to 7pm on Monday at Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg.
Marian was born June 14, 1921, daughter of August and Gertie (Harms) Siefken. She was raised near Wellsburg where she attended country school and on February 14, 1948 was united in marriage to Chris Koch at the Little Brown Church of Nashua, Iowa. To this union were born two children, Mitch and Janet. She enjoyed helping her husband on the farm and in the late 1980s worked as a corn sorter for M.D. Meyer Seed Farms. She was a member of St. Paulís Lutheran Church and enjoyed baking pies for many AMVET functions. Marian and Chris moved into Wellsburg in 1982.
She is survived by her children; Mitch Koch of Wellsburg and Janet Boldon of Waterloo; and by four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Chris on May 24, 1998; and by brothers, Edwin, Donald, and Roland Siefken.
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