Eleanor Koch, 92, of Reinbeck, passed away at her home on Monday, December 31, 2012. A funeral service was held on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 1:30 PM at the French-Hand Funeral Home in Reinbeck. Visitation was held a half hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial followed services at the Reinbeck Cemetery in Reinbeck. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.abelsfuneralhomes.com
Eleanor was born on October 31, 1920 in Traer, Iowa, the daughter of Louis & Blanche (Sevcik) Halupnik. She married Don Koch in Cedar Rapids and the couple farmed north of Reinbeck on the family farm.
She enjoyed traveling, flowers and was a great cook. Eleanor will be dearly missed and long remembered by her family.
Eleanor is survived by her twin sisters Marion Samo of Grundy Center & Marcella Kostlan of Traer; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Don; brothers Edward, Ernest & George Halupnik and sisters Blanche Gloe & Martha Whipple.