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Karen Jo Koch

March 01, 2020

Karen Jo (Westcott) Koch, age 55, of Milan, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the University of Toledo Medical Center.

She was born October 13, 1964 in Norwalk and was a 1983 graduate of Edison High School. She was a member of the Berlin Heights Baptist Church. She enjoyed teaching Sunday school, volunteering for Vacation Bible School and Caravan. She made beautiful candy bouquets and enjoyed attending craft shows. She especially enjoyed watching her children play sports. The joy of her past two years was spending time with her grandchildren in which they lovingly called her Gigi.

She is survived by her husband, Al Koch of Milan; children, Lorin Koch of Sandusky, Tyler (Elyse) Koch of Milan and Noah (Lauren) Koch of Belmont; grandchildren, Jolie, Scarlett and Luka; siblings, Kerry (Lisa) Westcott of Berlin Heights, Lori (Scott) Nutter of Norwalk and Rick (Laurie) Westcott of Berlin Heights.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Eva (Pedersen) Westcott; and a child and grandchild in infancy. Because of her faith in Christ she has now joined them all in Heaven.

Friends may call on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the Berlin Heights Baptist Church, 85 E. Main Road, Berlin Heights. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. in the church with Pastor Shaun Cotterill officiating. Private interment will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Berlin Heights Baptist Church mission fund. Arrangements entrusted to the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk.

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Karen Jo (Westcott) Koch, age 55, of Milan, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the University of Toledo Medical Center.

She was born October 13, 1964 in Norwalk and was a 1983 graduate of Edison High School. She was a member of the Berlin Heights Baptist Church. She enjoyed teaching Sunday school, volunteering for Vacation Bible School and Caravan. She made beautiful candy bouquets and enjoyed attending craft shows. She especially enjoyed watching her children play sports. The joy of her past two years was spending time with her grandchildren in which they lovingly called her Gigi.

She is survived by her husband, Al Koch of Milan; children, Lorin Koch of Sandusky, Tyler (Elyse) Koch of Milan and Noah (Lauren) Koch of Belmont; grandchildren, Jolie, Scarlett and Luka; siblings, Kerry (Lisa) Westcott of Berlin Heights, Lori (Scott) Nutter of Norwalk and Rick (Laurie) Westcott of Berlin Heights.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Eva (Pedersen) Westcott; and a child and grandchild in infancy. Because of her faith in Christ she has now joined them all in Heaven.

Friends may call on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the Berlin Heights Baptist Church, 85 E. Main Road, Berlin Heights. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. in the church with Pastor Shaun Cotterill officiating. Private interment will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Berlin Heights Baptist Church mission fund. Arrangements entrusted to the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk.

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Cheryl Gessling Creveling

Williamsport, PA, USA
March 05, 2020

On behalf of my family, I would like to send our deepest condolences to you and your family with the loss of Karen. Our hearts are broken with utter shock of her passing. May you have God’s peace during this difficult time. Without a doubt she is in the arms of our Lord and Savior. Someday we will all have the privilege and honor of seeing her again ,standing at the foot of Jesus . Her face will be full of joy holding tight to her child and grand baby. Her glowing smilie ear to ear with pure comfort and contentment.
Until we meet again.
Love and forever friends
Cheryl (Gessling) Creveling