John Frank Koch, 76, of Boerne, Texas, passed away on Aug. 4, 2020 in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was born in Victoria, Texas to Edgar and Frankie Koch on Oct. 25, 1943. He married his high school sweetheart Janelle Loyd Koch on April 30, 1966 in Victoria, Texas.
He graduated from Victoria High School in 1961 and went on to attend Victoria Community College before serving in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, being stationed at Soesterberg Air Force Base Netherlands.
After his service, John went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston.
John is preceded in death by Edgar Koch (father), Frankie Grimsinger Koch (mother), Norma Jean Hudler (sister) and JoAnn Pickering (sister).
John is survived by his wife Janelle Loyd Koch and his children Jamie Williams of Boerne, Texas and Robert Koch (Mary-Jane) of Louisville, Kentucky. He is also survived by his five granddaughters and numerous nieces and nephews.
John was an avid golfer, fisherman and bird watcher. He loved anything in volving family, sports, games, trivia and music.
He was also an active member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Bandera before moving to Boerne in 2020.
John was a friend to everyone he met and was always willing to give a helping hand.
A memorial Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at Grimes Funeral Chapel, 1214 Mulberry St., Bandera, Texas, 78003.
Memorials may be given to St. Jude.org or Angiopathy.org.