KOCH: Donald George – 90, of Tavistock and formerly of Wellesley passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. He was born in Wilmot Township, Waterloo County on February 23, 1931 a son of the late Herbert and Mildred (Falk) Koch.
Don had farmed for most of his life prior to retiring and moving to Wellesley where he and Margaret resided until moving to the Maples Retirement Home in Tavistock. He was an active member of the former Lingelbach United Church and recently of Grace United Church in Tavistock.
He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Lorraine Ankenmann, whom he married at Lingelbach Church on May 11, 1957; two sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Cathy Koch of Wellesley, Kevin and Sylvia Koch of Simcoe; three grandchildren, Matthew Koch (Alexandra), Cassandra Koch (Alex Smyth), Conner Koch (Regan Raabis); two great grandchildren, Madison Koch and Mackenzie Koch; his sister, Darlene Weir; two brothers, Allan Koch (Shirley), Grant Koch (Mary); sisters-in-law & brother-in-law, Miriam and Brian Hohner, Marilyn Ankenmann and Valerie Roth.
Don was predeceased by his son and daughter-in-law, David & Megan Koch; his brother, Nelson Koch; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Stewart Weir, Jim and Joan Ankenmann, Sam and Isabel Ankenmann, Bruce Ankenmann, Glen Ankenmann, Earl Ankenmann and John Ankenmann.
Relatives and friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Monday, August 2nd from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Grace United Church, Tavistock on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 10 a.m. (everyone is welcome). The Rev. Gail Fricker will officiate. Interment will be in Lingelbach Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 519-655-2431. Personal Condolences can be posted at www.francisfh.ca
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Death notice for the town of: Tavistock, Province: Ontario