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John Harold Koch

June 3, 1935 November 21, 2018
John Harold Koch
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Obituary for John Harold Koch

John Harold Koch, 83, of Waterville, Ohio passed away November 21, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital with his family by his side. John was born June 3, 1935 to Harold Edwin and Mabel (Althaus) Koch in Toledo. He spent his childhood in Bluffton and Waterville. He graduated from Anthony Wayne High School in 1953. John married Joan Eleanor (Turner) and they shared a wonderful 58 years of marriage. John graduated from the University of Toledo with a BS in Business.

Drafted into the U.S. Army in 1958, John served in the 9th Cav, 1st Cavalry Division as a radio operator on the DMZ in Korea.

John worked in the automotive aftermarket for over 30 years. He was in sales and marketing primarily at AP Parts. He was a Buckeye and Detroit Tigers fan and was an avid golfer with 2 holes in one. John loved reading, fishing, music and singing. He was a captivating storyteller, with a great sense of humor, known for handing out nicknames to his family and friends.

John is survived by his wife Joan, his sons John E. (Stacey) Koch, Jimmy Koch, and his daughter Jacquelyn (Edward) Loughery, his grandchildren Wesley and Brenden (Andrea) Johnson; Kaylee, John and Jeffrey Koch; and Trenton and Addison Loughery; his brother Donald (Sandy) Koch, and his sister Janet (Ken) Wittes. He is also survived by many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Tuesday, November 27 from 4 to 8 PM at the Peinert Dunn Funeral Home, 6603 Providence St. Whitehouse, OH. Funeral services will be Wednesday, 11 AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens in Waterville. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Bittersweet Farms, Whitehouse, OH.

To leave an online condolence please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com .


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Visitation

Tuesday

27

Nov

4:00 PM 11/27/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/27/2018 8:00:00 PM
PEINERT-DUNN FUNERAL HOME- Whitehouse Chapel

6603 Providence Street
PO Box 2837
Whitehouse, OH 43571

PEINERT-DUNN FUNERAL HOME- Whitehouse Chapel
6603 Providence Street Whitehouse 43571 OH
United States

Service

Wednesday

28

Nov

11:00 AM 11/28/2018 11:00:00 AM
PEINERT-DUNN FUNERAL HOME- Whitehouse Chapel

6603 Providence Street
PO Box 2837
Whitehouse, OH 43571

PEINERT-DUNN FUNERAL HOME- Whitehouse Chapel
6603 Providence Street Whitehouse 43571 OH
United States
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