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Effie Koch Obituary
Effie E. Koch
Evansville, IN
Effie E. Koch, age 79, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013 at the Golden Living Center - Brentwood.
Mrs. Koch had worked as a supervisor for Shane Uniform Company before retiring from Carhart. After her retirement from Carhart, Effie worked as a cook for New Harmonie Healthcare Center and for eight years at the gas station in Blairsville. She was a member of the VFW Post #1114 Ladies Auxiliary and a former member of St. Wendel Catholic Church.
Surviving Effie are her son, Steve Koch of Owensboro, KY; a granddaughter she raised, LaDonna Helmer of Princeton, IN; grandchildren, Ryan Koch of San Antonio, TX and Kristen Koch of Evansville; seven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Also surviving are two brothers, George "Sonny" Graham, Jr. of Rolling Meadows, IL and Keith Graham of Ninevah, IN; a former daughter-in-law, Lois Koch of Evansville and a stepson, Alfred Koch, Jr. of St. Wendel, IN.
Effie was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Koch, Sr. in 1994; by a daughter, Gwendolyn Crowe and a brother, Roger Graham.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Pierre Funeral Home. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 until 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street.
Condolences may be made online at

Published in Courier Press on Aug. 21, 2013
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