BioA: Koch, Mr./Mrs. George M. (65th – 1972)


Surnames: Lucht, Koch, Schilling, Schwabach, Grambow, Koepsell, Gentz

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Loyal, Wis.) 29 Jun 1972

Koch, Mr./Mrs. George M. (65th – 26 JUN 1972)

The Gerald Lucht home at Route 2, Spencer, was the scene Sunday afternoon, June 25th, of the 65th wedding anniversary celebration for Mr. and Mrs. George W. Koch, Route 2, Spencer. An Open House was held from 2 to 5 p.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Koch were married in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Route 4, Marshfield, on June 26, 1907.

Mrs. Koch is the former Leda Schilling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schilling of Marshfield.

Mr. Koch was born in Horicon, Wisconsin and moved to Route 4, Marshfield with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Koch.

The couple have two children, Mrs. Gerald (Darlene) Lucht, Route 2, Spencer, and Melvin G. Koch, Dallas, Texas.

For the occasion the buffet table was decorated with a beautiful centerpiece, a gift of the celebrant's grandchildren, Mr. and Ms. David Lucht, and Larry Lucht, Route 2, Spencer, and Specialist 4, Chuck A. Lucht, home on leave from the United States Army, stationed at Schwabach, German.

Coffee was served by Mrs. Harold Grambow and Mrs. David Lucht.

Approximated 60 relatives and friends attended the Open House from Hartford, Neenah, Wausau, Waukesha, Reedsburg, Manitowoc, Waupun, Marshfield, and the immediate area, and from Washington, D.C. and Dallas, Texas.

Special prayers were said from Mr. and Mrs. Koch by the Rev. Walter J. Koepsell, pastor of St. Peters Ev. Lutheran Church, Route 1, Marshfield, of which church Mr. and Ms. Koch are members.

Also attending were Mrs. Lydia Gentz of Hartford and Mrs. Edwin Koch of Greenwood, who were attendants at the original ceremony. They are the sister and brother of the groom.



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