Vincent John Koch

June 29, 1959  –  Jan. 15, 2017

Vincent John Koch, 57, died Jan. 15 from an aneurysm. There was a memorial service at Holy Cross Church, 5227 N. Bowdoin St. Portland.

Mr. Koch grew up and lived in North Portland. He loved his dogs and the outdoors.

His passion and favorite past time was fishing all the local rivers and lakes.

He attended Holy Cross School and was active in the Scouts. He graduated from Benson Tech H.S., became a certified welder and worked for Royal Oak Metal Craft early on. For most of his career he was a warehouse manager for Core-Mark.

He is survived by his sisters, Beverly Koch (John Martinson), Shirley Bishop (John Bishop) and brother Steven Koch.

He is preceded in death by his father, Edward Koch; mother, Barbara Koch; and brothers Douglas, Neil, and Rodney.

Donations may be made to the Holy Cross Catholic School Fund, 5202 N. Bowdoin St. Portland, OR 97203. 

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