SIKESTON - Nadine Francis Pennington Koch, 83, a resident of the Clearview Nursing Center, died at 4:15 p.m. May 30, 2003.
Born Dec. 20, 1919, near DeWitt in rural Carroll County, daughter of the late Fred O. and Ada Goodbar Pennington, she was a florist. A member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, she was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, past worthy matron of Parson Chapter 189 Order of the Eastern Star at Trenton and past president of VFW Post 1776 Ladies Auxiliary in Carrollton. She lived in Carrollton until her family relocated to Trenton in 1964. In 1998, she moved to Cameron and then to Sikeston in July 2001.
On Sept. 8, 1940, she married Marvin Harold Koch who preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1992.
Survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, Harold T. Koch of Sedalia and the Rev. William "Bill" and Marti Koch of Sikeston; four grandchildren and their spouses, Scott Harold and Lisa Koch of Clarksdale, Kristin Gayle Koch of Chicago, Ill., Paul Andrew and Jacque Koch of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Matthew Brian and Destiny Koch of St. Joseph; one great-grandchild, Julia Lynn Koch of Clarksdale; and two stepgreat-grandchildren, Melissa Kay Siemer and Amanda Gayle Siemer of Clarksdale.
One grandson, Steven Lynn Koch, preceded her in death on July 7, 1970.
Visitation is from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Whitaker Eads Funeral Home in Trenton, where a memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Graveside services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Evergreen Cemetery near Brunswick in DeWitt.
A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston.
Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.
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