Effie E. Koch
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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 www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Pierre Funeral Home
2601 West Franklin Street
Evansville, IN 47712
Published in Courier Press on Aug. 21, 2013