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Thomas H Kosch

August 16, 1949 — August 26, 2022

Thomas H. Kosch, 73, of rural David City, widower of Melodie, died Friday, August 26, 2022 at Bryan East Medical Center in Lincoln. Before passing, Tom chose to be an organ donor and with his decision, several individuals have been helped by his kindness.

Thomas H. Kosch was born on August 16, 1949 at David City, Nebraska to Arthur and Elizabeth (Aerts) Kosch. Tom graduated from Aquinas High School in 1967 and then attended Community College in Milford, where he earned his Associates Degree in Diesel Technology. Tom entered the military in November of 1969 and later transferred to the Army National Guard, where he served for 7 years.
On November 27, 1976, Tom married Melodie Barnes at Presentation Church. One daughter was born to this union.

Tom was a farmer all of his life. He also drove a school bus for Aquinas for over 35 years. His hobbies included trapshooting, traveling and listening to music, watching movies, and reading his favorite author Lee Child. He enjoyed time with is friends and family and had many memories with the many students he would transport to various events. Tom was a member of Presentation Church and was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus. He belonged to American Legion Post 125 of David City.

Tom is survived by his daughter, Robin, 2 brothers, Jerry Kosch and Ken(Renee) Kosch both of David City, two sisters, Mary Ekeler of Lincoln and Vicki Manion of Kearney. 6 nieces and nephews: Nicole & Ryan Kosch, Jeremy & Elizabeth Ekeler and Shawn & Terry Manion, and significant other, Vicky Benson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife in 2002.
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