Nadine Koch

Sunday, June 1, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nadine Francis Pennington Koch, 83, died Friday, May 30, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Home in Sikeston.

She was born Dec. 20, 1919, near Dewitt, Mo., daughter of Fred and Ada Goodbar Pennington. She and Marvin Harold Koch were married Sept. 8, 1940. He died Sept. 5, 1992.

Koch was a florist. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston; Daughters of the American Revolution; past worthy matron of Parson Chapter 189, Order of the Eastern Star, Trenton, Mo.; and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 1776, Carrollton, Mo.

Survivors include two sons, Harold T. Koch of Sedalia, Mo., and William F. Koch of Sikeston; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson.

Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Whitaker Eads Funeral Home in Trenton or after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Evergreen Cemetery in DeWitt.

A memorial service will be conducted at First United Methodist Church of Sikeston at a later date.