Marion Koch

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Marion Corbert Koch, 94, of Scott City died Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at his home.

He was born Dec. 30, 1914, at Benton, Mo., to Martin and Bessie Raines Koch. He and Katherine Miller were married May 6, 1939, at Ancell, Mo.

Marion was an exchange engineer with Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Scott City, where he served as a deacon and treasurer 30 years.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Joe Koch of Cape Girardeau, Lanny Koch of Chaffee, Mo., Bill Koch of Scott City; two daughters, Judy Foeste of Cape Girardeau, Angie Sample of Scott City; two sisters, Golda Johnson of Commerce, Mo., Mary Hitt of Cape Girardeau; 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and a grandchild.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City, and from 9 a.m. to service time Friday at First Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church, with the Revs. Gregg Fina and Terry Eades officiating.

The family requests memorials to be sent to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 1102 Second St. West, Scott City, MO 63780.