Chris F. Koss, Sr of Monticello

Chris F. Koss, Sr., 101, of Monticello, passed away at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, November 6, 2014, at the Bement Health Care Center.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the Monticello Township Cemetery with Rev. Cindy Retig officiating. No visitation. Mackey-Wright Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Chris was born August 22, 1913 in Mason City, IA the son of Charlie and Dora (Zeimer) Koss. He married Mabel Wood on May 14, 1933 in Monticello, IL. She passed away March 6, 2011.

Survivors include his daughters; Joyce Dunlap and Carolyn Golias both of Monticello, son; Chris Koss, Jr. of Bement, 11 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 20 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 1 grandson, 1 great granddaughter, 3 brothers, and 3 sisters.

Chris was a retired farmer and carpenter. He was a member of the White Heath United Methodist Church, the White Heath Community Club, Piatt County Farm Bureau, and enjoyed woodworking.

Memorials may be made to the White Heath United Methodist Church or the White Heath Community Club.

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