Aloysius S. ĎAlí Koth
Aloysius S. ďAlĒ Koth came home to his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the age of 99.
He is survived by his children, David (Sharon) Koth of Willis, Texas, Janice Klusken of Oconomowoc, Joyce (Bob) Manor of Maryville, Tenn., Mary Aski of Columbus, Russell (Ree) Koth of Slinger and James Koth of Waukesha; his grandchildren, Sandra (Daniel) Garza, Angela (Lloyd) Arthur, Monica (Ed) Wolf, Tim Klusken, Katherine (Erik) Piechotta, Krista (Mark) Galbraith, Katrina Dalgren, Chris Schellinger, Andrea (Ryan) Sherman, Alisa (Gareth) Dargiewicz, Amber Knutson, Philip (Julie) Koth, Valerie (Johnny) Lazcano, Stephen (Jessica) Koth, Andrew (Bianca) Koth, Cindy (Brent) Foat, Falon Schmeling and Emily (Kevin) Bross; his great-grandchildren, Ricky, Amanda (Kevin), Justin (Tina), David, Brady, MaKayla, Jadeyn, Mathew, Timothy, Milo, Casey, Joslyn, Garrett, Bennett, Ryan, Nolan, Sawyer, Grace, Sadie, Nora, Asa, Brandon, Wyatt, Dane, Seth, Gabe, Sophia, Erik, John, Tequan, Alyssa, Ethan, Hannah, Chelsea, Ethan, Ana, Nora, Marian and Carson; his great-great-grandchildren, Chevelle, Aislynn, Canaan, Henry, Kylee and Elijah; and his sister, Bonnie Drow.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Helen A. Koth; his infant son, Robert S. Koth; a daughter, Therese R. Eick; a great-grandson, Jory Foat; his brothers, Floyd, Eugene and Roy; and his special friend, Jessie Ball.
Aloysius was part of the 105th Horse Cavalry with the Wisconsin National Guard, and served in the U.S. Armyís 32nd Division, 126th Field Artillery during World War II in New Guinea. While stationed in Louisiana shortly before being deployed overseas, Al married Helen Adele Orlikowski on October 4, 1941. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 4, 1991, at the old St. Joan of Arc Church in Okauchee. She preceded him in death on December 19, 1991. He was employed for 40 years with The Heil Company in Milwaukee as a tool and die maker. He belonged to several organizations including the VFW Post #2260 in Oconomowoc, the Knights of Columbus-Kettle Moraine Council #3562 in Pewaukee, the Holy Name Society, the Mapleton Hook and Shell Club, and was an active member in the Living Waters Ministry in Oconomowoc. He loved horses and gardening, owned his own farm in Concord, and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 120 Nashotah Road, Nashotah. Following the service, he will be laid to rest at St. Joan of Arc Cemetery.
Memorials to Angels-Grace Hospice, Shorehaven Health & Rehab Center, or the Disabled American Veterans are appreciated. Special thanks to the loving care given at Shorehaven and AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc.
Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-5674459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.