Edith Ann (Holcomb) Koch

October 3, 1925 ~ December 24, 2018 (age 93)

Edith Ann Koch, 93, died Monday 12/24/2018 at 7:12 am at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

Edith Ann was born October 3, 1925 in Butler, Illinois, the daughter of John Edward and Caroline Rosalie (Beck) Holcomb. She married Warren Wittke Koch on October 14, 1944 in Jacksonville, Mississippi. He preceded her in death on October 2, 2003. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers (Russell and Ernie), and five sisters (Yvonne, Fern, Pauline, Opal, and Grace).

She had numerous jobs including John Deere factory worker, as a secretary at Penn State University, as a Realtor, and a closing agent for Chicago Title. She was a past member of American Business Women’s Association. She was an avid reader of history, a genealogical enthusiast, and a master quilter.

She is survived by her children Paul Warren (Ginny) Koch, Theodore John (Carol) Koch, and Daniel Holcomb Koch.

She is survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation and Viewing at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, Illinois on Monday 01/07/2019 between 10 am and 12 Noon. Following Visitation and Viewing, she will be buried next to her late husband at Ware’s Grove Cemetery, Butler, Illinois.

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