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Isabell M. Koch

• Updated Feb 14, 2018 at 5:38 PM

BELLEVUE — Isabell M. Koch, 94, of Bellevue, died Wednesday at The Bellevue Hospital.

Isabell was born Oct. 12, 1923 in Bellevue to the now deceased Emil, Sr. and Catherine (Wiegand) Meyer.

She was a member of the 1942 graduating class of Bellevue High School.

Mrs. Koch was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Bellevue. She enjoyed playing cards and working cross word puzzles. When she was younger, she liked the sun and beach.

She had worked at Akron Candy in the office, Industrial Salving and Loan and Central Soya. But when asked, Mrs. Koch would say she was a homemaker. Family was her life and love.

On May 18, 1947, she married Edward Koch, Jr. He preceded her in death on May 19, 2005.

Survivors include her daughter, Kathryn (Jon) Schaefer of Shelby; two sons, Stephen (Sandy) Koch of Monroeville and Mark (Madeline) Koch of Michigan. Six grandchildren, Christopher (Natalie) Koch; Cody (Bethany) Koch; Corbin (Kelly) Koch; Matthew (Jennifer) Schaefer; Heather (Scott) Bowden and Hannah Koch, and twelve great grandchildren, McKensey and Mason Koch; Layla, Wyatt and Lacey Koch; Casyn, Karsyn and Kensingtyn Koch; Claire, Charlotte and Carter Bowden and Braden Dorsey also survive.

Mrs. Koch was the last of her family, Edward, Albert; Clarence, Carl, Harold and Emil, Jr. Meyer and Elizabeth Martin; Irene Johnson; Florence Kahler and Josephine Waddington are all deceased. A great grandson, Toby also preceded her.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 209 Southwest St., Bellevue, where a service will begin at noon with the Revs. Scott Mauch and Ron Smith officiating. Burial will be in Bellevue City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church.

Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, Ohio is assisting the family with arrangements and services.

Online condolences may be shared at www.auxterfuneralhomes.com.


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