Shirley Ione Koch Polack Wood

Missouri, USA
Death 18 Jan 2013 (aged 84)
Missouri, USA
Burial Bel-Nor, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 104022238 · View Source
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Born December 31,1928 until the Lord of the Church called her home on January 18, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents William Gustov Polack and Iona (Gick) Polack, three brothers, her sister and her beloved husbands Leroy Frederick Koch and Lloyd Allen Wood, her daughter Karen Koch, her stepson Patrick Wood and her late companion Jim Davis. She is survived by her children and their spouses: Leroy Frederick Koch III, Cheryl Reese, Mike (Jane) Wood, Kathy Pfeifer, Bill (Margie) Wood, Randy (Zareena) Koch, Frances (Mike) Friedman and Anne (Mike) Rachuy. She is deeply loved by her 14 grandchildren and 2 greatgrandchildren: Jennifer (Stephen) Stanfill, Erin Reese, Jessica Wood, Daniel Wood, Conor Wood, Brian Wood, Jonathan Pfeifer, Ashley Reese, Christopher Pfeifer, Brittney Friedman, Brooke Friedman, Zahrah Koch, Max Koch, Zoe Koch, Audrey Stanfill and Charlie Stanfill; her brother William (Elizabeth) Polack; her sister-in-law Celia Polack and nieces and nephews. Shirley was an example of a life led by love for others, faith in God, hope and courage. Guided by her love of music, the written word (and an avid St Louis Cardinal fan), she established a foundation that formed a legacy for her family and friends. Shirley spent her final years in the loving care of her children and grandchildren until she left this earth surrounded by family. She will be greatly missed by all.

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on January 23, 2013 .

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  • Created by: Edward Johnson
  • Added: 22 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104022238
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Shirley Ione Koch Polack Wood (31 Dec 1928–18 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104022238, citing Valhalla Cemetery, Bel-Nor, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Edward Johnson (contributor 47694690) .