Gerald L. Koch, 62 of McCook died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at Community Hospital in McCook.
He was born June 17, 1945, at McCook to Ben and Marie (Wagner) Koch. He graduated from McCook High School in 1963.
On Sept. 20, 1969, he married Cecilia M. Titman at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in McCook. They had two children, Anne and Chris.
He farmed west of McCook, loved his family, grandchildren and sports (especially football). Jerry was a hard working person and was last employed at Wal Mart where he made many friends and enjoyed his work.
He was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Betty Rogers and Ann Marie in infancy.
Survivors include, his wife, Cecilia of McCook; son, Chris Koch and wife, Kathy of Blue Hill and Anne Ireland of North Platte; three grandchildren, Daniel Bowman, Alexander and Benjamin Koch of Blue Hill.
Rosary will be Wednesday, at 7 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Chapel in McCook.
Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with Father Gary Brethour officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be given American Cancer Society.
Visitation will be today until 8 p.m. Friends and family may send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.