Gwendolyn Koch |

Gwendolyn Koch

A memorial service honoring Gwendolyn Fay Koch will be held on May 27 in San Diego. Anyone interested in more information is encouraged to contact her daughter, Karen Surgay, at (630) 654-8781. Ms. Koch passed away on March 16, 2006, at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. She was 70.

Ms. Koch was born on May 22, 1935, to Alexander Koch and Alice Irene Wood in Torrington, Wyo.

Ms. Koch enjoyed bowling, reading and visiting her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Surgay of Chicago, Ill; sons Dean Porter of Las Vegas, Nev., Wes Porter of San Diego and Ronald and Wayne Milnes, both of Grass Valley; cousin, Violet Milnes of Grass Valley; sister, Lila Harrison of Rochester, Mich.; brother, Craig Wood of San Diego; and five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.

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