Warren "Cookie" Wilbur Koch, age 68, of Miles, Iowa, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Preston, Iowa. Burial will take place in the Miles Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Preston. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com

Warren was born February 16, 1951, the son of Wilbur and Phyllis (Struve) Koch in Savanna, Illinois. He attend Miles High School, and Graduated with the class of 1969. In 1970 a car accident left Warren paralyzed. Warren was lead to overcome many obstacles in the coming years due to his serious injury, but he never let the accident slow him down.

Warren worked on his family farm his entire life. For his efforts in agriculture he was awarded with the outstanding young farmer award. Outside of his work, Warren was an involved member in his community. He spent 7 years on the EC school board, served on the Clinton County Solid and Water Conservation Board for 26 years, and worked with Easter Seals Rural Solutions, an organization that uplifted the lives of disabled farmers and helped them get back to work. Warren was an inspiration to all and was always ready to help friends, family, or just about anybody, and the community would return these favors in kind. Warren loved his family and especially enjoyed attending the school events and performances of Morgan and Tyler. He was an avid supporter of any school events home or away. He enjoyed going to tractor pulls, stock car races, and playing cards with friends. Warren also enjoyed watching the Iowa Hawkeyes, Chicago Bears, and Chicago Cubs. On any given morning you'd be able to find Warren at the shop for his morning chat sessions.

Warren will be dearly missed by his Sister, Wanda Koch; his niece, Wendy Hines; his great-niece, Morgan Hines; his great-nephew, Tyler Hines; and by many dear friends. Warren his proceeded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Phyllis Koch.
Published on October 14, 2019


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Stacy Leonard
Oct 16, 2019
Blue Caribbean was purchased for the family of Warren "Cookie" Koch by Stacy Leonard.  Send flowers
Lisa Caruso RN
Oct 15, 2019
Wanda, and family,
I am so sorry for your loss! Warren was a great man and helped one of my friends out in her time of need and taught her life lessons that still serve her well today. I enjoyed talking to the two of you and keeping up with the kids he so loved talking about with pride. He was a busy man and didn't let much get in his way. I share your grief in loss of him, especially so suddenly. There will be a big hole in your heart and life, until gradually the pain and sorrow will be replaced by all the wonderful-and mundane-times you had together. Good memories will help heal your heart.❤️ My prayers are with you and your family in this trying time.
Lots of love, Lis
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Darrell Grandadam
Oct 15, 2019
Wanda and family so sorry for your loss. Cookie was one in a million and made this world a much better place with him in it! He will be missed.
Michelle Gravert
Oct 15, 2019
Blooming Garden Basket was purchased for the family of Warren "Cookie" Koch by Michelle Gravert.  Send flowers
Clint Krabbenhoft
Oct 15, 2019
Wanda and family, So sorry to see Warren's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this painful time.
Nancy Parson
Oct 14, 2019
Wanda and family, I was so upset to hear about Cookie's passing. Had a lot of fun over the past with Cookie. I'll really miss him. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.