Wilma (Welling) Koch
Wilma (Welling) Koch, 97 of Greenfield, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Brandywine Golden Living Center in Greenfield. Born on June 9, 1920, in Mt. Comfort, to the late Earl & Freda (Kentrup) Welling.
Wilma graduated from Mt. Comfort High School in 1938 and would further her education at the University of Indianapolis graduating in 1947 with a degree in education. She spent her career working as an elementary school teacher at both New Palestine and Mt. Comfort Schools until her retirement.
She was a member of Trinity Park United Methodist Church in Greenfield where she taught for the U.M.C. Mission Home of Tampa, Florida. She also enjoyed volunteering at Hancock Regional Hospital for 25 years.
Surviving Wilma is her stepson, Carroll (Jane) Koch; daughter-in- law, Phyllis Koch; stepgrandchildren, Sherri, Jeff, Matthew, Timothy Koch; and great-grandchildren, Addison, Braylin, and Will Koch.
Preceding Wilma in death are her parents mentioned above, husband, Herbert Koch; stepson, Gerald Koch; and brothers, Donald and Elmer Welling.
Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield, 1780 W. Main St, Greenfield. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 1 p.m. also at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow at Philadelphia Church Cemetery in Greenfield.
Memorial contributions in memory of Wilma may be sent to Trinity Park U.M.C, 207 W. Park Ave, Greenfield, IN 46140 or Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice, 801 N. State St, Greenfield, IN 46140.
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