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Nov. 4, 1935 – Sept. 8, 2023
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Seth Ray Koch passed away September 8, 2023, in the presence of his loving family. Seth was born November 4, 1935, in Marble Falls, Texas to parents William and Katie Koch and was one of 12 children. Seth enjoyed deer hunting, and duck, pheasant, quail, and fishing. He also took great pride in his garden and fruit trees and shared the fruits of his labor with many people. He will be remembered for his love of family, and generous nature.

Seth is survived by his daughters, Dona Koch of Del Rey, CA, and Leigh Koch-Caine of Modesto; grandchildren, Amanda Christian of French Camp, Michael Koch of Lucerne, Bethany Caine of Modesto and Kieth Caine of Modesto; great-grandchildren, Ayla, Peyton and Paul. He is also survived by his sister, Nella Sorrenti of Oakdale. Seth is preceded in death by his parents, William and Katie Koch; his son, Kieth Koch and his 11 brothers and sisters.

Deegan Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Koch family. A viewing and visitation will be held Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at Deegan Funeral Chapel, 1441 San Joaquin St., Escalon, CA 95320 from 4-6 p.m. with a Chapel Service at 6 p.m.

An urn committal service will be held Friday, September 29, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Burwood Cemetery. Please visit Seth’s tribute page to send the family your condolences.

“What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.”

Helen Keller

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

Sept. 20, 2023