Raymond Koch

KOCH, Raymond J., 79, of Plainwell, formerly of Alpena, died on Monday March 3, 2014.

He is survived by his wife, Sherry; five children, Karen Koch of Florida; Martin of Florida; Sandy (Tim) Sharp of Paw Paw; Art (Donna) of Virginia; Christine Corbett of Holt; three stepchildren, Donald McFall of Ohio; Rhonda (Hilbrand) Sybesma of Plainwell; Heidi (Wayne) Halvorsen of Chicago; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

The family will have a memorial service on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 309 Union Street, Plainwell. He will be buried with military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery at a later date.

Visit his webpage at www.lifestorynet.com where you can sign his guestbook, share a memory and photo. The family is being assisted by the Life Story Funeral Home, 120 South Woodhams, Plainwell, (269-685-5881).