Obituaries

Marvin A. Koch

Marvin Anthony Koch, 78, of Petersburg, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. Marv is survived by his wife and children, 13 grandchildren: Ashley (Ben) Thieman, Mitch (Danielle) Koch, Marissa Koch and fiancé (Tyler Sjoberg), Pierce (Jade) Koch, Tyson Peterson, Reid (Morgan) Peterson, Gunner Peterson, Keller Peterson, Emma and Koral and Grey Jarzynka, Holly and Prometheus Koch and two step-grandchildren Taylor and Alex Kuck; five great grandchildren: Kalynn, Axton and Anistyn Koch, Braelyn Thieman and Addison Svennes; sister Joan (Richard) Egger and brother Edward (Pat) Koch, in-laws Elaine (Ron) Peterson, Bonita Richards, Barbara (Jim) Lombardo Bentz, Merle (Lori) Henkenius and James Henkenius.
Preceding him in death were his parents, parents-in-law Wilfred and Catherine Henkenius, brothers-in-law Bill Lombardo and Lee Richards and niece Cami Richards.
In consideration of the COVID-19 restrictions currently in place, there will be a private family mass held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Petersburg with Fr. Kevin Vogel officiating. Interment will be at the parish cemetery with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 334 of Petersburg and the Army Funeral Honor Guard.
There will be a video of the service on Marvin’s page of our website next week.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for a later designation. Levander Funeral Home of Albion was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.