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Let’s honor baby William

Dear Editor:

On Oct. 27, 2010, William Bennett Koch died of SIDS (Sudden Unexplained Infant Death Syndrome.) He was 8 months and 4 days old. He was a beautiful baby filled with life and love and joy. He blessed his parents, two brothers and sister each day he was alive. His death has left a huge hole in their hearts and lives.

You may know William’s father, Chris, who co-manages the upstairs at Carl’s Pharmacy or his mother, Marleny, who has worked at City Market for years. While none of us can do anything to take away their pain from losing William, what I’d like to do is give you an opportunity to give so that we can have a bench built and place it in the El Jebel area where the Kochs live.

It would give them and their family a place to go and sit with William’s memory. It will be a way to honor his life. The William Koch Memorial Fund has been set up at Alpine Bank. If anyone would like to give toward honoring William, it would be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please feel free to call me as well at 925-7102.

Allison Daily


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