|8/12/2020 3:28:00 PM|
A funeral service for Doug Koch, age 64, of Milford, was held Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at the outdoor worship area of First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji.
Douglas Einar Koch, the son of Marjorie (Gilbraith) and John Koch, was born Sept. 6, 1955 in Windom.
After graduation from high school, Doug was married to Linda VanGerPen from 1974 to 1992.
On April 11, 1992, Doug was married to Sharon Winter in Milford, Iowa.
Doug worked for Syndergaard Excavating for many years, later worked for Peterson Construction and was currently working at Milford Motors.
Doug passed away Aug. 1, 2020, at Sanford Health Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., at 64 years of age.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Winter-Koch; mother, Marjorie Koch; children: Jolene Stern (Scott Jahnke) of Alden; Dawn Koch of Primghar, Iowa; Beth (Chad) Irlbeck of Wabasso, Minnesota; Adam (Brittany) Koch of Lakefield; and John Koch of Milford, Iowa; grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Baily Koch, Devon Jenniges, Katelyn Stern, Cael Boldt, Brandon Koch, Nathan Koch, Macy Schenk, Skylar Johnson, Olivia Irlbeck, Wyatt Irlbeck, Sullivan Koch, Finley Koch and Camille Grunewald; siblings: Charlotte (Kirby) Kruse, Laura McGuire, Richard (Brenda) Koch, Theodore (June) Koch, Ronda Koch; many nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Stella Winter; sisters-in-law, Sonya (Jeff) Johnson and LaVonne McGinnis.
Doug was preceded in death by his father, John Koch; brothers, Morris and Walter; brother-in-law, Brian McGuire; sister-in-law, Linda Wallace; father-in-law, Norman Winter; great-nephew, Myles Bjorklund.
Turner Jenness Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.