Zelma L. Koch, 85

Published 3:54 pm Tuesday, March 26, 2013

CUMBERLAND, March 26 – Zelma L. Koch, 85, formerly of Hampton, was called to rest quietly with her children by her side on Thursday, March 21, 2013. She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Hampton.

She resided with her daughter, Wanda McClure and husband, Bill Saunders. She is survived by a daughter, Dianne Mingee and husband, Jim; sons, Steven Koch and wife, Gail of Dendron, and Douglas Koch and wife, Brenda of Tallmansville, WV; six grandchildren, Kevin, Jimmy, Matt, Doug, Sheila and Heather and all of her beloved great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earle N. Koch.

A private memorial service to celebrate her life was held by her family.

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Memorial donations may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, 1509 Todds Lane, Hampton, VA 23666 or Centra Hospice, 713 Oak Street, Farmville, VA 23901.

Altmeyer Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Newport News, served the family.