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Walter B. Koch

September 5, 1945 — April 5, 2019

Walter B. Koch

WASHINGTON- Walter B. Koch, Jr., 73 of Washington, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019, at Washington Christian Village in Washington.
Walter was born September 5, 1945, in Peoria, to Walter and Janice (Carpentier) Koch. He married Sheila Hanauer on February 11, 1983.
Surviving are his wife, Sheila Koch of Washington; three sons, Walter (Brenda) Koch III of Washington, Kevin (Denise) Koch of Peoria and Tim Koch of East Peoria; one daughter, Dawn Koch of Peoria; two step-daughters, Kim Lusher of Morton and Laurie (Virgil) McGinnis of Mackinaw; 13 grandchildren; and four brothers, Gary, Jim, Larry, John Koch.
He was preceded in death by both parents and one sister Judy Donaldson.
Walter served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968.
He always enjoyed having lunch once a week with his brothers and the time they spent together playing cards.
He loved his family dearly and all the memories they created together.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Roberts Cemetery in Morton.

Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Runners Association.

Visitation

APR 10. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550

Service

APR 10. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550
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