The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

December 29, 2012

Jacob Koch

The Tribune-Democrat

MOXHAM — KOCH – Jacob, 83, Moxham, died Dec. 28, 2012, at home. Born July 30, 1929, in Poland, son of Adam and Katherine (Streilein) Koch. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Christa; and brother, Walter. Survived by wife, former Beverly Fisher, and children, Deborah (Gary Penrose Sr.), Bolivar, and Jacob Mark, at home. Also survived by five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Brother of Willie, Gearhart, Christa and Bertha, all of Germany. Also survived by canine friend, Abby. He was a member of Moxham Lutheran Church, and participated in several Lutheran bowling leagues. He was a retired operator from the Johnstown Sewage Treatment Plant. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Moxham Lutheran Church, the Rev. Dr. Robert Wagner, officiating. Interment, Grandview Cemetery.

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