Howard ‘Boots’ Koch

May 28, 1926 - May 19, 2007

Howard "Boots" Koch, 80, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2007.

He is survived as the cherished husband and best friend for 32 years of Judy (nee Wright); loving and devoted father of Gary (Kathy), Phil (Julie), Heather, Bryan and Alan; fun-loving grandpa of Margaret, Sarah, Joseph and Beverly; brother of Claraine (Russell) Schultz; and is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road. A funeral service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated. All donations will be used toward little league baseball.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.