November 23, 1929-February 12, 2013 BETHANY Kenneth H. Koch, Jr., 83, passed away February 12, 2013 in Oklahoma City. He was born November 23, 1929 to Ken H., Sr. and Lucile Koch. Kenneth attended school in OKC and Lawton and served in the Korean War. In 1950, Kenneth married LaJoy Landers. Kenneth retired as Sr. Vice President after 25 years from 1st Bethany Bank and Trust. He belonged to various banking organizations and clubs including Warr Acres Kiwanis, Sportsman's Country Club, Moose Lodge, Variety Club, Imperial Dance Club and the Young Men's Club of OKC. Kenneth had many social and business friends. He was adored by his family and very close friends. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents and infant son, Michael Kristian. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, LaJoy; daughters, Michelle Langham and husband Del, Jamee Koch; grandson, Geoffrey Langham; sister, Dorothy Gatti and husband Joe; brother, Jack Koch and wife Patti; brother-in-law, Col. James L. Landers; and many nieces and nephews. He was a very special husband and loving father. He was LaJoy's "everything." Viewing will be Friday, 9am-9pm with family present from 6-8pm at Mercer-Adams. Private burial services will be in Clinton Cemetery, Clinton, OK. To share a memory or condolence, visit:

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Mercer-Adams Funeral Service - Bethany
3925 North Asbury Avenue  Bethany, OK 73008
(405) 495-4363

Published in The Oklahoman on Feb. 14, 2013