Garry L. Kuch, 70, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids after a sudden illness. Funeral services were held Aug. 17 at Grace Lutheran Church in Blairstown, with Pastor David Rempfer officiating. Burial was at Marengo Cemetery.
Garry Lee Kuch was born April 18, 1941, near Blairstown, the son of Lyle and Beatrice (Wittenburg) Kuch. He graduated from Blairstown High School and served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves. On Sept. 9, 1967, he married Delores Koss in Iowa City. Garry farmed south of Blairstown for many years and also worked at Quad County Implement from 1997 until 2010. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
Garry is survived locally by brother-in-law Dallas Cooling, Solon; and sister-in-law, Joyce (Lyle) Cooling, Solon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister-in-law, Mary Cooling.
A memorial fund has been established. Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home is caring for Garry and his family. Condolences may be left at www.vsrfh.com.