Walter F Koch Jr.

M, b. 18 September 1937, d. 13 September 2017
Father*Walter Koch b. 14 Sep 1903, d. 8 May 1981
Mother*Florence P Gochnauer b. 16 Nov 1909, d. 5 Jan 1998
Last Edited16 Sep 2017
     Walter F Koch Jr. was born on 18 September 1937 at Strasburg, Pennsylvania. He married Pearl Louise Mellott, daughter of Lee Mellott and Dorothy Marjory Plantholt, on 3 July 1960 at Wesly UM Church, Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Walter F Koch Jr. died on 13 September 2017 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 79. His Obit: Walter F. Koch, Jr., 79, of Quarryville, died unexpectedly at Lancaster General Hospital on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. He was born in Strasburg to the late Walter F., Sr. and Florence Gochenour Koch. Walt celebrated 57 years of marriage with his wife, Pearl Mellott Koch, on July 3rd.

A graduate of Paradise High School, Walt served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves and then active duty in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany from 1960 to 1962. He owned and operated Koch Plumbing and Heating, Inc., now run by his son Stephen.

Walt was a member of New Providence Church of God. He loved the Lord and his wife and family. Walt enjoyed the outdoors, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling and hunting at his cabin in Potter County. He also enjoyed the Fenwick Island beach house and was especially fond of his historic home and property in Eden Twp. Walt was a member of Washington Lodge #156 F.& A.M.

Surviving besides his wife, Pearl, are their four children, Mark F. Koch, husband of Lori (Hohenwarter) of Manheim, Cindy Koch, wife of Inga Stevens of Wendell, MA, David Koch, husband of Kelly (Huss) of Andover, NY and Stephen Koch, husband of Sue (Clites) of Quarryville; six grandchildren, Derek Koch, husband of Heidi (Smith), Jared Koch, Whitney (Koch), wife of G.J. Frankford, Matthew Koch, husband of Jessica (Roldan), Nicole White and Nathan Koch; four great-grandchildren, Landon White, Tony and Luna Koch and Easton Frankford; and his siblings, Betty, wife of the late Ralph Lockard, Frank Koch, husband of Nancy (Kutz) and Thomas Koch, husband of Linda (Bard).

A viewing will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 from 1 to 3 PM, followed by the funeral at 3 PM, with Rev. Dwight E. Lefever officiating, at New Providence Church of God. Private interment in Quarryville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Providence Church of God Building Fund (Next), 269 Cinder Road, New Providence, PA 17560.1 He was buried on 16 September 2017 at Quarryville Cemetery, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2
     He appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at 214 Miller St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Pearl Louise Mellott

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Sept 14, 2017 issue.
  2. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Walter F Koch, Jr obituary, Sept 14, 2017 issue.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg Boro, ED 36-145, Dwelling #284.

Erica Sue Koch

F, b. 21 February 1984, d. 21 February 1984
Father*Frank Melvin Koch
Mother*Nancy Jean Kurtz
Last Edited12 Nov 2007
     Erica Sue Koch died on 21 February 1984. She was born on 21 February 1984. She was buried on 24 February 1984 at Strasburg Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S111] Tombstones, Volume 5 Let These Stones Speak, Strasburg Cemetery.

Bentley Ames

M, b. 26 January 1903, d. 22 September 1970
Last Edited4 Sep 2008
     Bentley Ames was born on 26 January 1903.1 He married Erma Irene Feister, daughter of William Jacob Feister and Rosanna (Annie) Armer. Bentley Ames died on 22 September 1970 at age 67.2,1 He was buried on 25 September 1970 at St John's United Methodist Cemtery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Erma Irene Feister b. 13 Mar 1908, d. 13 Nov 2003

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Photo on Findagrave.com.
  2. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."

Anna Elizabeth Boice

F, b. 23 August 1912, d. 27 January 1995
Father*Rufus H Boice
Mother*Lillie Yoho
Last Edited14 Jul 2020
     Anna Elizabeth Boice was born on 23 August 1912 at Fritztown, Berks, Pennsylvania.1 She married Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister, son of William Jacob Feister and Rosanna (Annie) Armer, on 12 September 1931 at St Andrew's Evangelical Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Anna Elizabeth Boice died on 27 January 1995 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 82.1 She was buried on 30 January 1995 at Mellingers Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Anna Elizabeth Boice Find-a-Grave.com ID # 78248765.
     She appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at 618 North Jefferson St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 As of 12 September 1931,her married name was Feister.1

Family

Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister b. 1 Oct 1909, d. 9 May 1988

Citations

  1. [S35] Armer Family, Manuscript, apr 17 2000 unknown repository, Received Family Group Sheets Sept 18, 2009.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 20, 2014.
  3. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancaster City, 6th Ward, Dwelling #74, Family # 79.

Ivan J Clark

M, b. 15 November 1912, d. 5 January 1995
Father*Jesse P Clark b. 30 Dec 1872, d. 7 May 1946
Mother*Elizabeth Groff
Last Edited6 Aug 2020
     Ivan J Clark was born on 15 November 1912 at Salisbury Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Rosa Evaline Feister, daughter of William Jacob Feister and Rosanna (Annie) Armer, on 22 April 1939.2 Ivan J Clark died on 5 January 1995 at Mennonite Home, Manheim Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 82.3 He was buried on 8 January 1995 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Ivan J Clark Find-a-Grave.com ID # 27302518.
     He was a farmer in Providence Township, retiring in 1981.3 His Social Security Number was 198-30-7653
Last localities:
Buyerstown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
New Milltown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania at Pennsylvania.4

Family

Rosa Evaline Feister b. 20 Apr 1911, d. 25 Feb 1995
Child

Citations

  1. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Data collected as of Sept 30 2000.
  2. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Photo on Findagrave.com.
  3. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  4. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Data collected as of Sept 30 2000. Death Residence Localities listed as Kinzers, Buyerstown, New Milltown, all of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Glenn Robert Miller

M, b. 24 June 1930, d. 4 March 2005
Father*Jay Miller
Mother*Fannie Newswanger
Last Edited14 Jul 2020
     Glenn Robert Miller was born on 24 June 1930 at New Danville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Helen Elizabeth Feister, daughter of Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister and Anna Elizabeth Boice, on 2 September 1950 at St Andrew's Evangelical Church, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Glenn Robert Miller died on 4 March 2005 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 74.2 He was buried on 8 March 2005 at Willow Street Mennonite Cemetery, Willow Street, Pennsylvania.2 His funeral was held at High View Chruch of God, 2470 Leaman Road, Ronks, Pennsylvania, on 8 March 2005 Pastor J. Thomas Lefever officiating.2

Family

Helen Elizabeth Feister

Citations

  1. [S35] Armer Family, Manuscript, apr 17 2000 unknown repository, Received Family Group Sheets Sept 18, 2009.
  2. [S30] Newspaper Obit, Lancaster New Era,.