Obit: Koch, Hilda Ann (1913 - 2008)
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Surnames: Koch, Gjerde, Schwalbe, Wellman, Albee, Kusch, Groth-Kett, Griepentrog

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 11 Sept. 2008

Koch, Hilda Ann (13 July 1913 - 10 Sept. 2008)

WAUSAU Hilda Ann Koch, 95, of Wausau died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Zion Lutheran Church, 709 Sixth St., Wausau. The Rev. Steven Gjerde will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St., Wausau, and again from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church. She was born July 13, 1913, in Unity, to the late William and Emily (Schwalbe) Wellman. She married Harvey August Koch on June 6, 1940, in Chippewa Falls. He preceded her in death Aug. 5, 1983.

Hilda was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid and Young at Heart. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and card club.

She is survived by her children, James (Martine) Koch, Orlando, Fla., Gary (Ruth) Koch, Wausau, Shirley (Randy) Albee, Green Bay, Richard Koch and Douglas (Joan) Koch, both of Wausau, William (Eva) Koch, San Antonio, Texas, Nancy (Richard) Kusch, Madison; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her six siblings, Edna Groth-Kett, Walter Wellman, Adelheide Griepentrog, Gerhardt Wellman, Elmer Wellman and her twin brother, Herbert Wellman.



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