September 29, 1928 – Sunday, November 6, 2016
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, MN
Friday, November 11, 2016
Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted,MN
Thurs., November 10th, 2016
PRAYER SERVICE 7:30 P.M. Thursday evening.
Marietta S. Koch, age 88, of Winsted passed away on Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.
She was born on September 29, 1928 in Victor Township, Wright County the daughter of Paul H. and Sophia (Kieser) Kritzeck.
Marietta was baptized at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted on September 30th, 1928.
She attended Holy Trinity School in Winsted for six years until her family moved to Buffalo. She graduated from Buffalo High School in 1946. She also graduated from The Business College of Commerce in Minneapolis in 1947.
Marietta was employed as a secretary at Locke Inc.
She moved back to Winsted in 1949 and lived the rest of her life there.
On May 25, 1950, Marietta S. Kritzeck and Vern A. Koch were joined in holy matrimony in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with seven children.
Through the years, Marietta worked in the family’s businesses, Winsted Farm Equipment and K-Way Express.
She enjoyed the family farm near Blackduck. She was a wonderful mom, grandma and great grandma!
She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.
Survived by a daughter-in-law: Kathy Koch of Chisago City; children: Wayne Koch of Blackduck, Barbara (David) Kutz of Loretto, Patricia (Timothy) Eiden of Chaska, James (Janet) Koch and Jeffrey (Janell) Koch all of Winsted and Bruce (Nicole) Koch of Buffalo; 17 grandchildren: Matthew (Missy) Koch, Emily Koch, Aaron Kutz, Kate (Tim) Dahl, Douglas Eiden, Amy (Phil) Pieper, Lynn (Bryant) Johnson, Mark Eiden, Jennie Koch, Jackie (Andy) Seibel, Jason (Katelyn) Koch, Jillian Koch, Joel Koch, Carter Koch, Eli Koch, Mason Koch and Conrad Koch; 9 great grandchildren: Ella Koch, Michael Koch, Cooper Petrich, Abby Dahl, Josh Dahl, Jameson Pieper, Jordan Koch, Anna Seibel and Leo Seibel; a sister-in-law: Sidora Koch of Winsted; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her husband Vern, a son Michael Koch, her parents a sister: Florentine “Floss” Kosek and by brothers Lawrence “Brownie” Kritzeck, Mark Kritzeck, Gervase Kritzeck and Willard “Bill” Kritzeck.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Marietta Koch will be held on Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Paul Schumacher will be the Celebrant.
Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 10th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Prayer service will be held at 7:30 P.M. Further visitation will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Friday morning, November 11th beginning at 9:00 A.M.
Honorary Bearers will be Matthew Koch, Joel Koch, Douglas Eiden, Mark Eiden, Aaron Kutz and Jason Koch.