Norma J. Koch

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April 23, 1939 - July 1, 2019
Born in St. Louis, MO
Resided in O'Fallon, MO

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Norma J. Koch (nee McGurthy), of O’Fallon, MO, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 at the age of 80. Loving wife of Kaydel Koch; beloved daughter of the late Norman and Hazel McGurthy; devoted mother of Ken (Kara) Koch and Vicky L. (David) Howell; cherished grandmother of Laura Prosser, Scott (Amanda) Koch, Christopher Koch, Sarah (Chris) Bolstead, Kyle Koch, Jamie (Chad) Potts, Shane (Carla) McCloud, Joshua McCloud, David Howell, II, Trisha Rollison, Nicole Koch, and Joshua Koch; treasured great-grandmother of 30; dear sister of Bill (Nancy) McGurthy, Sandra McGurthy, and Ken (Cheryl) McGurthy; and lifelong best friend of Bev (Ray) Cook. Norma is also preceded in death by her son, Darryl (Yolanda (survives)) Koch.

Norma was retired from SSM Healthcare.  She was a member at First Free Will Baptist Church of O'Fallon, served as church pianist and Sunday school teacher, and taught adult bible studies. Norma was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Memorials may be made in Norma 's name to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Michelle Basile July 2, 2019 at 7:22 pm - Reply

    candle 7RIP Norma Jean, I will miss you my cousin, but I know that you are at peace and reunited with family that has gone before us. Until we meet again, love you always.

  2. Sandy July 2, 2019 at 7:50 pm - Reply

    To. My sister
    I miss you already.I know you’re enjoying yourself with all the relatives.
    You’re home now and FREE
    LOVE ALWAYS AND FOREVER
    Sandy

  3. Ken & Cheryl McGurthy July 2, 2019 at 9:49 pm - Reply

    Dearly missed and loved. Heaven just became one angel better. Rest in peace and in the loving light of our dear lord until we meet again.

  4. Shelley & Rich Harding July 3, 2019 at 12:58 am - Reply

    candle 4So very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your whole family. <3

  5. Alexandria July 3, 2019 at 1:00 am - Reply

    candle 1I love you and I will miss you dearly best friend!!! I love you greatma.💔❤️

  6. Carolyn Swanson July 3, 2019 at 11:21 am - Reply

    I love you , and sure will miss you but I know we will be together before long. I am waiting for my journey , and it won’t be long. ” Heaven ” AWAITS FOR ME TOO. <3 <3 , YOUR SISTER IN CHRIST.

  7. DD July 3, 2019 at 2:32 pm - Reply

    Great woman. Words are not enough tui describe. A life wil lived and shared. Love and prayers to the family!

  8. Bill & Nancy McGurthy July 5, 2019 at 12:23 pm - Reply

    Our loving sister Norma, The clouds of heaven are shining brighter then ever with your arrival into God’s loving arms. We will miss you forever until the day we meet again. Our utmost love, Bill & Nancy

  9. marty and joyce aldrich. July 5, 2019 at 1:37 pm - Reply

    candle 7OUR CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO KAYDEL, AND THEIR FAMILY, AND ALL FRIENDS THAT KNEW NORMA SO VERY WELL, SHE WAS A WONDERFUL LADY, AND SO KIND, AND SHE SUPPORTED HER CHURCH AND MEMBERSHIP VERY WELL, IT WAS ALWAYS GREAT TO SEE NORMA PLAY THE PIANO AT CHURCH, AND SHE WAS ALWAYS DEDICATED TO THE LORD, YOU HAVE DEFINITELY EARNED YOUR ANGEL WINGS, AND WE KNOW THAT YOU ARE SINGING , AND REJOICING IN HEAVEN WITH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, ” NORMA , YOU WILL DEFINITELY BE MISSED , BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN, RIP NORMA, WE WILL SEE YOU AGAIN SOMEDAY IN HEAVEN, YOUR CHRISTIAN FRIENDS, MARTY AND JOYCE ALDRICH.”

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