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Dorothy Koch, 75

Dorothy Rosalie Koch, age 75, of River Falls, Wis., died Tuesday, May 7, at Regions Hospital, St. Paul, Minn.

Dorothy was born in Wausau, Wis., on Feb. 15, 1938. She was a graduate of River Falls High School. Dorothy married Don A. Koch on May 17, 2003.

Dorothy was a wonderful, wife, mom, and grandma who loved spending time with her family and friends. She was also known as a great baker and seamstress and for her love of the outdoors, flowers, and birds. She also enjoyed collecting matchboxes, turquoise jewelry, and playing Scrabble.

She was a member of St. Bridget Catholic Church, River Falls.

Dorothy will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 10 years, Don Koch, River Falls; four children: Randy (Jennifer) Rudesill, Woodbury, Minn.; Mark (Linda) Rudesill, River Falls; David (Susie) Rudesill, West Salem, Wis.; Bernadette (Duane) Van Heukelom, River Falls; grandchildren: Sarah, Jim, and Dan Rudesill; Matt and Josh Rudesill; Ricci, Travis, and Scott Rudesill; Molly and Morgan Van Heukelom; sister, Arnine Gavin, Beldenville, Wis.

She was preceded in death by her sister LaVonna Reynolds.

Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 10, at St. Bridget Catholic Church, River Falls. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. at the church.

Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, River Falls, is serving the family,

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