CONTINENTAL – Luella May Kosch, 91, of Continental died at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at The Meadows of Kalida, surrounded in the loving care of her family.
She was born March 15, 1931, in Defiance to the late Rillman and Ida (Bowsher) Carnahan. On July 22, 1950, she married Walter Joe Kosch who preceded her in death October 3, 2010.
Survived by her 4 sons Joseph Ken (Betty) of Kalida, Michael E. (Marge) of North Creek, Jeffrey L. (Shelly) of Dupont and Brian K. (Karen) of Continental, daughter in-law Jan Kosch of Oakwood, and son in-law Carroll Brown of Continental; sister Lillian Bruns of Napoleon; brother in-law Robert Kosch of New Breman. She was blessed with 17 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren She was preceded in death by her son Walter J. (Walt) Kosch, her daughter Gloria A Brown, her brother Harold A Carnahan, her sister and brother in-law Viola Jean and Jim Goings, her granddaughter Wesley J. Kosch, and her brother in-law Ronnie Bruns; Walter’s siblings: Harry (Fairy), Leonard (Mildred), Harold ( Joy), Franklin (Pauline), Helen (Mark), Gerry (Louis), Viva (Dick), Mary (Jack).
Luella retired from Paradise Oaks Nursing Home. She attended Dupont Church of the Brethren. She loved time spent with all of her family. Joe and Luella enjoyed traveling, the Grand Ole Opry and her car automatically stopped at garage sales. She shared many beautiful gifts that she crocheted for family and friends over the years.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at 11 am at Dupont Church of the Brethren with Jeff Rhees officiating. Burial will follow in Monroe Cemetery, Continental. Visitation will be held 2 to 8 p.m. on Monday at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Continental and one hour prior to service on Tuesday. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
The family would like to thank The Meadows of Kalida staff for the care they provided our Mom. Your care and compassion were truly a blessing to Mom and our family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dupont Church of the Brethren or Putnam County Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com