James Frank Koch, of Saint Peters, MO, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Donna Kay Koch; cherished son of Virginia Koch and the late Bertram Koch; devoted father of Melissa Catalano, and Michelle (Tom) Beckerle; loving grandfather, known as papa, of Kaleb Catalano, Oliver Bosanquet, Alex Catalano, and Max Weber.
James was a loving and hardworking man. He was a skillful carpenter by nature, always working with wood and constructing things. James also enjoyed fishing, riding his E-bike along the Katy Trail and Sportsman Park. He especially enjoyed spending the holidays with family. He held his family very close to his heart and his grandkids were the light of his life. James was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.