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Brent W. Koch

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Koch, Brent W. Age 22 Of Morton Died on Friday, June 16, 2006 in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, while serving his country. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 26, 2006 at 10:00 am at Cedar Mountain High School in Morgan with burial in the Elm Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00 until 8:00 pm at the Nelson-Martin Funeral Service in Redwood Falls and will continue at the school one hour prior to the service on Monday. A community prayer service will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 7:00 pm at the National Guard Armory in Redwood Falls and everyone is welcome. In lieu of flowers, family prefers memorials. Nelson-Martin Funeral Service is handling arrangements. Brent William Koch was born on October 7, 1983, in St. James, Minnesota, the son of Kevin and Valerie (Loft) Koch. He resided with his family in Franklin, and was confirmed in May, 1999 with his best friend, Keith. He attended Cedar Mountain High School, graduating in 2002. Brent furthered his education at Southwest Technical College in Jackson, graduating in June, 2005. Brent did farming for Ed Gaasch, and also did construction for BKC Construction for three years. He has served in the National Guard from February, 2003 until June, 2006. Brent played trumpet in the Cedar Mountain High School Band. He was the guy who played "Taps" at the Memorial Day observance. His hobbies included riding dirt bike, snowmobiling, fishing, hunting and trapping. Brent is survived by his father; Kevin Koch of Franklin, his mother; Valerie Koch of St. Louis Park, a step-sister Lindsay Gaasch of St. Louis Park, grandparents; Lowell and RoseAdelle Koch of St. James, William and Barbara Loft of Trego, WI; aunts and uncles; Brian Koch of Rapid City, SD, Terry Koch and wife, Lori of St. James, Becky Sandmeyer and husband, Mark of St. James, Angela Loft of Stillwater, MN, William Loft of Somerset, WI, great grandmother; Erma Fritz of St. Paul, a special friends Ed Gaasch of Morton, Deb Holmes of Olivia, and numerous cousins and friends. Brent was preceded in death by his great grandparents, and two cousins; Tylor and Nicholas Loft.
Published in Pioneer Press on June 24, 2006
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