Judy Koch

Obituary of Judy Ann Koch

Judy Ann Koch

April 23, 1954 - February 12, 2023


Judy Koch (Sinclair), 68, of GIlbert Arizona passed away peacefully on February 12, 2023. She was born  in Miller, South Dakota to Raymond and Geraldine Sinclair.  She grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with her 4 brothers.  She attended O’Gorman Catholic High school and graduated in 1972.


Judy Married Richard Koch December 28, 1974 and they had 2 children Eric and Jessica. Judy and her family moved to Gilbert, Arizona in 1984, and Judy began working for Gilbert Public Schools.


Judy held many jobs in her 30 plus years with the school district, from bus driver to cafeteria manager and finally district food warehouse manager.  She also worked for Target for more than 20 years.


Judy enjoyed reading romance novels, crocheting, and many other crafts. In her retirement one of her greatest joys was babysitting her Great Granddaughter Coraline. 


Judy was an amazing Wife, Mother, Grandmother, GG, Sister, and friend. She is preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Geraldine SInclair, and her brother Bob Sinclair. She is survived by her Husband Richard Koch, Son Eric Koch, daughter Jessica Brace, Grandchildren:  Dacoda, Hunter, Edward, Lindan, and Layla, Great grandchildren: Coraline, and Kingston and brothers Raymond, Max, and Danny.


There will be a Memorial Service at 11am on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Central Christian Church, 22505 E Ocotillo Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142.  There will be a reception following the service.


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Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Central Christian Church
22505 E. Ocotillo Rd
Queen Creek, Arizona, United States
Memorial Service with reception to follow
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