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James W. Koch

May 13, 1952 ~ June 5, 2017 (age 65)

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Memorial Gathering and Celebration of Life
July 9, 2017

11:00 AM
Veterans Acres North Pavilion
431 Walkup Rd.
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012

James W. Koch, 65 of Woodstock, passed away on June 5, 2017 at the JourneyCare Hospice Inpatient Care Unit in Woodstock.

He was born on May 13, 1952 in Elgin to Willard and Ione (Lockwood) Koch.  He married Lorinda Moore on May 1, 1976 in Woodstock.

James worked for USF Holland Trucking for over 20 years.  In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking and riding his Harley-Davidson Motorcycle.  Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his loving family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Lorinda Koch; his children, Jaime (Debra Zappa) Koch, Jeremy (Jessica) Koch, and Courtney (Adam) Lockinger; his grandchildren, Madysen Lockinger, Elysabeth Lockinger, Bailey Koch, Ethan Koch, and Maeva Koch; his sisters, Deborah (Alan) Steward, Pamela (Larry) Simonsen, and Cynthia (Albert) Wilson; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Ione; and grandparents, William and Mata.

A memorial gathering and celebration of life will be held at Veterans Acres -North Pavilion - Crystal Lake, IL. July 9th at 11 a.m.


In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to JourneyCare Hospice Foundation, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025, or at

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