Mark A. Koch
March 29, 1947 - November 21, 2022
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21600 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53072
Saturday 12/10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Krause Funeral Home Brookfield
21600 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53072
Saturday 12/10, 11:00 am
Southern Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial Cemetery
21731 Spring Street
Union Grove, WI 53182
Monday 12/12, 11:00 am

Koch, Mark A. “Big Boy” died unexpectedly on November 21, 2022, age 75. Beloved husband of Christine (nee Hotchkiss). Loving dad of Shannon (Joe) Schoenberg, Tanya (Rob) Rispalje, Brian (Kris) Koch, Kyle (Erika) Koch and Shawn (the late Kimmie) Awe. Proud grandpa of Holly (Nick), Nina, Joe, Evan (Ali), Ryan, Mason, Raven, Samantha, Samuel, Camille,…

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Matt and Gina left a message on November 29, 2022:
Auntie Chris, Tanya and Shawn, Uncle Mark will be missed by so many. Our hearts are with you all. Poor little miss Amber, I don’t think she will ever be the same. We are so grateful we had “Father Mark” for our wedding. All of our Love ❤️
Badger Honor Flight left a message on November 29, 2022:
The service from your loved one will never be forgotten from the continued memories by you and your family. Keep them in your heart and always cherish the service they provided for all of us to live comfortably and enjoy our beautiful country. Please accept my sincere condolences on the behalf of the Badger Honor Flight family on the loss of your fallen hero.
G Irizarry left a message on November 28, 2022:
My sincere condolences to Christine Koch and her entire family on the passing of Mark. Just wanted to let you know that I always appreciated all the help I received from Mark and his partners over the years while out on the streets. Mark and his partners were always ready to respond and assist many officers on the street. Mark and his partners were an asset to MPD and the citizens of Milwaukee they served. Now another good officer has left this planet way too soon but not without leaving his smile, work ethics and friendship for all to remember him by. Christine may God bless the entire Koch family during this time of sorrow now and in the future. Christine, I know you are a tuff cookie, so be strong for your family and accept all the love and compassion that comes your way. May your heart mend as you and your immediate family go thru the process of healing, after Marks passing. Remember Mark is on a new journey and probably has been assigned to gods TAC unit already. As Mark leaves everyone he cared for and those that loved him. Just remember that all those family and friends that Mark knew that left before him were all waiting for him with their arms open to accept him to the heavens above. Be safe Christine as you are in my prayers and someday in the future you will be reunited with Mark so you can continue holding hands again forever. Christine you and Mark were co-workers that many will never forget because of your caring and compassion towards others. R.I.P Mark Koch G. Irizarry
Sue Fisher left a message on November 27, 2022:
My sincere deepest condolences to you Chris and to your entire family. There are never enough words to express how much Mark touched so many people and how much he loved his family and friends. There are so many people who will always keep you in their thoughts and prayers including me. Love you Chris, Sue Fisher
Missygale left a message on November 26, 2022:
I still can’t believe that you are not here. It feels as if this is a bad dream and we will wake up and see you. It hurts knowing that you will not be here. I know Chris is hurting but please know that we will take care of her. We love you and miss you Mark. Until we meet again ♥️
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Mo & Bill Regner left a message on November 26, 2022:
I have SOOOO many memories of you Mark, I can't possibly post them all. You were my big brother and I ALWAYS looked up to you and have always been so proud of you! We may not have always got together often, but when we did, we just picked up where we left off. Your infectious smile and that "Koch" laugh will keep me going when thinking of you. The stories you told!!! Give Mom, Dad, Kitty and Kimmie hugs for us. We will meet again - Love you Bro!!!!
Allison & Lyle Jaeger left a message on November 26, 2022:
Pat & Harmony, we are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and your family in this difficult time.
Cathleen Wichmann left a message on November 26, 2022:
Mark it really was an honor to have known you, learned from you, and laughed with you! The world has lost an amazing man and you will truly be missed by so many. Rest In Peace Big Boy!
Holly left a message on November 25, 2022:
Grandpa you are so great missed. I still cant believe this is real. Thank you for being the most amazing grandpa ever. Love you so much! R.I.P grandpa 🖤💙🖤
Christine Rogers left a message on November 25, 2022:
In memory of Mark A. Koch, Christine Rogers lit a candle
Angie Alvaro left a message on November 25, 2022:
It is so surreal the events of Monday took place. How can it be? Your presence will be missed at the house and at family events. Grateful we got some one on one type moments. You were a great example of commitment and dedication to work, to family. Your work will continue in a different way surrounded by those you are connected to, gone before you. Till we meet again Markie Mark, we love you!
Tanya left a message on November 25, 2022:
You are missed beyond what words can express!!
Gerald Wawrzonek left a message on November 25, 2022:
Mark was an outstanding police officer who always gave 100% of effort on assignments. As a TEU commander I saw first hand how brave and capable He was. During dangerous tactical operations Big Boy was mostly assigned to the #1 position as the lead officer on the 5 person entry team. He performed flawlessly with courage and bravery. Rest in Peace friend. You've done your job.
Dean Schubert left a message on November 24, 2022:
To my friend, training partner, and one of the Four Horsemen from West Milwaukee High School. You were one of the best people I ever had the honor to know and love. Your skills and guidance made me one of the best of the best. Lynn and I will miss you dearly. Rest in peace Big Boy. Lynn and Dean Schubert
Ken and Diane left a message on November 24, 2022:
We're sure Mark is happily "working security" at heaven's gates right now. Thoughts and prayers for all of you.
Warren and Alycia Hotchkiss left a message on November 24, 2022:
We can't find the right words to say to you, and we're afraid to say the wrong thing, so we'll just tell you how much we love you and that we're here to support you.
Pat and Dan left a message on November 23, 2022:
To our awesome brother in-law Mark, You are going to be missed everyday 24/7 Sun up to Sun down. Rain or Shine..We Love you more…We will see you when we see you..
Lucy Koch left a message on November 23, 2022:
My Darling Big Brother. You've left us way too soon. You've been a rock and a loving presence in my life since we were were 'cowboys and Indians' at the ripe old age of 2 and 4 yrs. I cannot believe I will never be able to see that smiling face or hear your booming laughter ever again. And I will forever miss that call that I will never get. You are forever in my heart. I will Love you forever. I know that you are in the Hands of God, and are in the warm embrace of Dad, Mom, Kitty Michael, Uncle Mike, Aunt Catherine, Uncle Joe and all the rest of our loving departed family. Please watch over Chris. And give me a special wink every now and then. Let your Light shine bright in Heaven as you did on earth. I Love You Big Brother. Peace.
Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Services left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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