Walter J Kosch, Jr.

Born: Fri., Jan. 15, 1954
Died: Tue., Feb. 14, 2012


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 16, 2012
Location: Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Continental

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Feb. 17, 2012
Location: Dupont Church of the Brethren

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Feb. 17, 2012
Location: Dupont Church of the Brethren

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Walter J. Kosch, Jr.
     OAKWOOD – Walter J. Kosch, Jr., 58, of Oakwood died at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at The Cleveland Clinic. He was born January 15, 1954 in Lima to Walter Joe and Luella (Carnahan) Kosch. His father is deceased. His mother survives in Continental.  On October 11, 1980, he married Jan Ellerbrock and she survives in Oakwood. Also surviving are 4 children: Kyle (Kim) Lehman of Cloverdale, Jeremy (Greta) Kosch of Antwerp, April (Schey) Adair of Melrose and Adam Kosch of Oakwood; 5 grandchildren: Tyler, Catherine, Wyatt and Brady Lehman, Griffin Kosch; 4 brothers: Ken (Betty) Kosch of Ottawa, Mike (Marge) Kosch of North Creek, Jeff (Shelly) Kosch of Dupont, Brian (Karen) Kosch of Continental and a sister: Gloria (Carroll) Brown of Continental. He was preceded in death also by his grandparents: Jesse and Iona Kosch and a niece: Wesley Jo Kosch.
     Walter worked for Cooper Farms of Oakwood as a semen hauler. He was a member of the Red Neck Yacht Club and faithful follower of auto racing. He had enjoyed watching his children’s sporting events and spending time with his grandchildren.
     Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 17, 2012 at the Dupont Church of the Brethren with Pastor Terry Porter officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Continental and one hour prior to service Friday at the church.
     Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Dale and Sarah McCorkle
   Posted Tue February 14, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Dale, Sarah, Brendan & Spencer McCorkle

Mike & Karen Johnston
   Posted Tue February 14, 2012
Dear Kosch family,
We are sadden by Walt''s sudden passing. He was such a great easy going and fun loving guy. Hr touched so many lives and left all of us with some great memories. We are in Florida and will not be able to be with you, but our hearts and prayers will be there.

Teresa and Ned Tracy
   Posted Tue February 14, 2012
It is with great sadness, and a heavy heart that we offer our warmest thougths of sympathy and prayer for Wally's family. There are no words that can express how much you will miss him, and how much we will miss his warm happy smile, and carefree attitude.
He was our Best Man, and always will be.
Rest peacefully our friend, you have crossed the finish line. We will never forget you.
Ned, Terry and Elizabeth
Harriet Schwarzman
Ed and Jackie

Gwen (Wassermann) Sargeant
   Posted Wed February 15, 2012
So sorry to hear of Wally's death. It was quite a shock to me as I never thought of death as part of his life. He was such a strong guy and was always funny. He always brought a smile to my face when he was part of the Drifters M/C. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Sue Riethman
   Posted Wed February 15, 2012
Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. We are sorry for your loss. Walt was a great guy.

Belinda Kosch Salsburey
   Posted Wed February 15, 2012
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Walt Kosch Family.

Kenisha Eagleson
   Posted Thu February 16, 2012
Kosch family, I am very sorry about your loss. I will always hold him in my heart, Walt is an amazing man. I have alot of memories of him. I wish I could be there to say good bye to a wonderful man and friend, sadly I can not. My prayers are with your family. I love you Walter.. I will never forget you.

Larry and Mary Gallant
   Posted Thu February 16, 2012
well , now that walt's secret is out. I would like to clarify the record. Walt was'nt only a member of the red neck yacht club. we prefurred to call him Admiral Walter Kosch... sorry wally, you can get even with me when i catch up with you. wally , you were and are one of my truest friends in this world. to jan and the kids i would like to offer my condolences. I love you guys.

Randy & Jan Mansfield & family
   Posted Thu February 16, 2012
So sorry to hear about Walt. He was a great guy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Renae Thompson
   Posted Fri February 17, 2012
So sorry to hear of your loss, my prayers are with you and family. Renae Thompson

George and Dian Clemens
   Posted Fri February 17, 2012
Jan, April, Jeremy, and Adam, we just want you guys to know that we love each and everyone of you. We are not only friends,
we are all family. Walt was so loved by us all, and our hearts are breaking as well, but 1 thing death cannot take away and that is all the precious memories that we all share..Love and Prayers and if you need anything just let us know..George and Dian R.I.P... Walt and make sure those angels keep those wrestling mats cleaned....

Javier "Jake" & Lindsey Bernal
   Posted Tue March 06, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers to the Kosch family.

Javier "Jake" & Lindsey Bernal

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