Celebration of Life
Vicksburg Village Clubhouse
Kerrville, TX  78028
Saturday, October 7, 2023
1:00 PM

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Louella "Lou" Koch

July 12, 1935 - September 13, 2023

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Louella Hough Koch was born July 12, 1935, in Coleman County, Texas. She was the 10th child born to Leonard Brantly Hough and Elsie Densmore George Hough. The family moved to Kerrville when she was 3 years old, and she was raised in the country in and around Kerrville.

Lou graduated from Tivy High School in 1953 and attended business college in Abilene, TX. When she came home, she worked at City Hall for four years and then at First National Bank, where she retired in 1996 as a Vice President.

She married Henry Koch in 1958. Together, they had two children, Robert Karl and Lori Laine. Her greatest accomplishment in life was her children, whom she loved with all her heart.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Henry; her parents; five sisters; and three brothers.

Survived by her son, Robert "Rob" Koch and wife Charlotte; daughter, Lori Broussard and husband John Ott; grandchildren, Joshua and wife Brittany Koch, Stanley and wife Heather Haines, Blaine Koch, Ebi Koch, Krystin Broussard with Keegan Benevides, Kelsey and husband Ben Taylor, Colby Broussard with Alayna Powers; great-grandchildren, Brooke Palmer, Trent Taylor, Rhett Taylor; sister, Hattie Samuelson of Texas City, TX; and sisters-in-law, Margaret Koch of Kerrville, Betty Burke and husband Kenneth of Wichita Falls; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

She was a beloved friend to everyone she met.

Celebration of life will be at Vicksburg Village Clubhouse at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023. Burial of ashes (family only) will be at Garden of Memories at 4 p.m. Oct. 7.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hill Country Youth Ranch, P.O. Box 67, Ingram, TX 78025.

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8 Condolence(s)
Maria F Rico
Kerrville, TX
Monday, September 25, 2023

My sincere condolences to Lou's family and friends. She and I shared 2 grandsons. She is loved and missed.

Rob Kling
Vancouver, WA
Saturday, September 23, 2023

So sorry Koch family. My Sincere Condolences. Thoughts and Prayers are with the family

Nancy Shaw
Robinson, TX
Thursday, September 21, 2023

I am so sorry to hear about Lou. I worked with her at First National Bank, she was always so nice to me. My thoughts and prayers for her family.

Walt & Jan poppe
Kerrville, TX
Sunday, September 17, 2023

So very sad to hear about Lou. She and my mother, Nona Dommert work at First National together and enjoyed a great friendship. Such a sweet, wonderful lady. Bless y'all and may your great memories give you comfort now.

Rob Kling
Vancouver, WA
Sunday, September 17, 2023

So sorry Koch family. My Sincere Condolences. Thoughts and Prayers are with the family

Norma Wheatcraft
Kerrville, TX
Saturday, September 16, 2023

I worked with her-First National Bank. I know her as being kind. Thinking of all—-

Marti Paiz Strange
Fredericksburg, TX
Friday, September 15, 2023

She was always a beautiful lady. Enjoyed
Working with her at the bank. Lots of laughs.
May her children know how much she loved
You. And all the wonderful grandkids. May God
Bless you and everyone in the family.
Sincerely, Marti Strange

Rob Kling
Vancouver, WA
Friday, September 15, 2023

So sorry Koch family. My Sincere Condolences. Thoughts and Prayers are with the family