Ethel Mae Koch, 96, of Lebanon, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at Spang Crest Manor in Lebanon. She was the wife of the late Harvey Koch.
Born in Yeagleytown on May 2, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Edna Allman Yeagley. Ethel had worshipped in the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She enjoyed playing the organ, cooking, and, especially, spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, Grant H., husband of Janice Bressler, of Harrisburg, Timothy R., husband of Carla Bressler, of York, David H., husband of Cheryl Koch, of Lebanon, and Joseph Koch, of Lebanon, brother, Lawrence “Buddy” Yeagley, of AR, sisters, Rosie Schucker, of Wernersville, and Geraldine Bonevitz, of FL, 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sons, Harvey “Junior” Koch, Carl Koch, and Todd Koch, her daughter, Barbara J. Conz, her brothers, Bill and Carl Yeagley, and her sisters, Lucille Rudigear and Mary Lou Whitman.
A Celebration of Life service will be held in the spring.