COLORADO Springs, Colo. — Norma Louise Irvin Koch died Sept. 26, 2015. She was born June 2, 1925, to Ernest and May Irvin, one of five children. She spent most of her growing up years in Lyons. In 1947 she married Marion “Jim” Koch.
Mrs. Koch was a Sunday evening church pianist.
Survivors include four daughters, Margie Harris, Maria Baldwin, Miriam Gowdy and Melanie Amerine; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother, Claude Irvin; her husband Marion; and twin daughters Carolyn and Marilyn.
A memorial service of her life will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Immanuel Church of Christ, Ellinwood.
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 30, 2015