Kenneth H. Hosch Oct. 14, 1931 – Nov. 18, 2019

Kenneth H. Hosch

Kenneth H. Hosch, 88, of Monticello, Iowa passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at his home surrounded by family. 

Visitation was held from 3-7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello, Iowa where a parish vigil service was held at 3 p.m. Visitation continued at 10 a.m. at church prior to funeral services. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 at Sacred Heart Church, Monticello, Iowa with burial in the church cemetery where military honors were accorded. Rev. Paul Baldwin officiated. 

Ken was born Oct. 14, 1931, in Cascade, the son of Joe and Marie (Welter) Hosch. He married Ethel Becker in 1955. 

Kenny had the privilege of farming the family farm in Castle Grove. He was a proud U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. He was extremely proud of his children and grandchildren. 

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Ethel, children: David (Michelle) Hosch of Hopkinton, Deann Turner of Cedar Rapids, Dale (Sheila) Hosch of Hopkinton, grandchildren: Kaylynn (Shane) Yarolem, Kenny and Kole Hosch, Sydney, Alexa, and Ava Turner, Dan (Stephanie) Hosch, Erin (Trent) Hosch, siblings: Terry (Dianna) Hosch, Connie (Lance) Booth, Sheila McGuire, in-laws: Therese Melchert, Gib (Helen) Becker, Kay Becker, Janet Marbach, Virginia (Bill) Uhlenkamp, and many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings: Kay (Lyle) Shankland, in-laws: Reynold (Erma), Vernon (Mae), Kenny Becker, Vernon Melchert, Ray Marbach. 

The family would like to thank the many relatives, friends, neighbors, and caregivers who blessed Kenny with calls, visits, and kindness all these years following his stroke. May the Lord bless you abundantly with joy, peace and love. 

Memorials may be left to Eastern Iowa Honor Flight or charity of your choice. 

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.


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