Koch, James Robert
May 21, 1932 – April 25, 2018
Age 85 of Mounds View. Preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Lena Koch; by sisters Alvina Koch and Florence Kampf; brothers-in law Walter Kampf and Robert Christianson. Survived by wife of 65 years, Joanne; sons, Scott (Carolyn), Randal (Linda), and Gregory (Jill); 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister, Dorothy Paquay; 2 nieces and 4 nephews. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 3rd with visitation one-hour prior at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1900 7th St. NW, New Brighton, MN 55112. Family and friends are welcome to attend a BBQ out at the farm from 4-9 PM, 2743 90th St SE, Delano, for a celebration of a loving husband, father, grandpa and friend. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the National Kidney Foundation, Pheasants Forever or Ducks Unlimited. (Published in the Star Tribune on April 30, 2018).