Carmen (Goland) Koch, Maryville, TN (1931 - 2013)
December 31, 1931 - March 16, 2013
Carmen (Goland) Koch, 81, of Maryville, TN, passed away March 16, 2013, at her home. She was born to the late Stephen and Bernice Goland Dec. 31, 1931. She attended high school in Milwaukee, and Barry College in Miami. She was a frequent companion to her great-uncle and aunt, Dr. Earl L. and Agnes (Sundlie) Baum. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas H. Koch. She was a loving mother and grandmother to her own and her extended family of friends. A gifted seamstress, cook, and extraordinary hostess she had a warming smile and loving embrace for all fortunate enough to cross her path.
Carmen is survived by her brother, James Goland; as well as five children: Elizabeth Vance of Ft. Lauderdale, Karen Koch of Maryville, Margaret Drinkwater of Janesville, WI, Edward Koch of Janesville, and Barbara Koch of Denver. She also leaves five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH on Sandy Springs Road.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, the family is requesting that memorial contributions be sent to Blount Memorial Hospital’s Hospice and Palliative Care Department, 1095 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37801.
MCCAMMON-AMMONS-CLICK FUNERAL HOME, Maryville, TN, (865)982-6812 www.mccammonammonsclick.com