Retired Trooper Robert Lester Koch
Retired Trooper Robert Lester Koch passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Chanute, Kansas. Robert served with the Patrol from 1953 until his retirement in 1977. Robert is also the father of Retired Master Trooper Bill Koch.
Funeral services will he held on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, beginning at 10:00 am at the Reachout Christian Center, 201 S. Malcom St., Chanute, Kansas. Graveside services will follow at the Fredonia Cemetery, South Cement Plant Road, Fredonia, Kansas.
Patrol personnel wishing to attend the services should meet at the Reachout Christian Center at 9:30 am. Master Trooper Jacody Helton will be the site commander. Uniform of the day will be Class B.
Please keep the Koch family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.