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Lila Koch

August 4, 1925 — January 2, 2015

Lila Marie Koch, age 89 of Oxford passed away peacefully Friday morning, January 2, 2015 at Divine Savior Hospital in Portage. Lila was born in Clark County, WI on August 4, 1925 to John and Irene (Yates) Robinson. She married Herman Koch in Milton on May 2, 1946 and together they lived in the Whitewater Area. Following Herman's death in 1994, Lila lived with both of her sons and moved to Oxford in 2006 with her family. Lila worked in kitchen at UW-Whitewater for many years. She enjoyed puzzles, bingo, shopping, fishing, camping and deer hunting with family and friends. Lila was a member of the Oxford Seventh Day Adventist Church, but her most proud title was "Grandma" and she cherished the time she spent with family. Survivors include her two sons: Michael of Necedah and Robert (Cheryl) of Oxford as well as seven grandchildren: Shawn (Jessica) Koch of Milton, Jason (Jessica) Koch of Burlington, Shelia Traxler of Westfield, Heidie Koch of Manitowoc, Heather (Josh) Brunk of Milton, John (Jaime) Koch of Oxford and Russell Koch of Mauston as well as thirteen great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous other family members. Lila is preceded in death by her parents, husband and seven siblings: Harland, Lester, Muriel, Violet, Bernice, Sylvia and Mildred. A memorial service for Lila will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm at the Oxford Seventh Day Adventist Church. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. Pastor Nestor Soriano will preside and private family inurnment will take place at a later date at Hillside Cemetery in Whitewater. Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Oxford and Montello is assisting the family with arrangements. www.CrawfordFH.com

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Visitation
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Seventh-day Adventist Church

322 E. Chauncey Street
Oxford , WI 53952

Memorial Service
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
3:00 PM
Seventh-day Adventist Church

322 E. Chauncey Street
Oxford , WI 53952

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