Marti J. (Fletcher) Koch (1952 - 2013)


QUASQUETON – Marti J. Koch, 60 of Quasqueton died Friday morning, March 29, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.
Marti was born on May 25, 1952, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Marlan and Grace A. (Holthaus) Fletcher. She was united in marriage to Raymond J. Koch on July 13, 1985 in Strawberry Point. The couple made their home in Quasqueton since 1989.
She is survived by her husband Raymond; two children: Cherrie (Terry) Zempel, Waterloo and Jamie (Carrie) Koch, Independence; two step daughters: Gina (Dennis Lewis) Koch, Monticello and Rae Ann (Scott) Manternach, Monticello; six grandchildren; a brother David Fletcher, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two sisters; Marilyn Wessner, Independence., and Toodie (Bill) Hunt, Shellsburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister Cheryl.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 2 at the Union Church, Quasqueton, with Rev. Kevin Jennings officiating. Burial will be in the Quasqueton Cemetery, Quasqueton. Friends called from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Quasqueton, and from 9 a.m. till services Tuesday at the church.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Apr. 1 to Apr. 20, 2013