Norman Harold ‘Norm’ Koch, 75

Norman Harold “Norm” Koch, 75, passed away on Sept. 30, 2018, near Georgetown, Del. He was born March 31, 1943, to the late Harold Koch and Rose Huen Koch, of Siegel, Wis.

Koch started his telephone career as a lineman with GTE in Wisconsin and retired from work with VTech/Vermont Telephone in Springfield, Vt. — a career that spanned 50 years.

Koch was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a sister. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca J. Koch; three sons, Norman Adam Koch and his wife, Debbie, Matthew R. Koch and his spouse, Jamie, and Ryan J. Koch and his wife, Maria; and four grandchildren, Wyatt, Mackenzie, Cody and Leah Koch.

Services were to be private. Burial will be at Providence Church Cemetery in Piney Acres, near Georgetown, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Providence Church, c/o Connie Mears; 215440 Paradise Rd.; Georgetown, DE 19947. Condolences may be sent online at