of Scranton, AR
February 21, 1926 - April 16, 2022
Stella Marie (Ahne) Koch, 96, a resident of Scranton, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Greenhurst Nursing Center in Charleston.She was born February 21, 1926, in Scranton to the late Ben and Mary (Nichols) Ahne. Stella was a member of St. Meinrad Catholic Church in Prairie View as well as the St. Meinrad Mother's Society. Her hobbies were a result of raising her family; these included quilting, crafts, gardening and canning. In addition to her parents, Stella was preceded in death by her husband Herman F. Koch; a daughter-in-law, Mary Lucille Koch; a grandson, Bryan Garrett; a great granddaughter, Danielle Koch; three brothers, Raymond, Lawrence and Herman Ahne and two sisters, Kay Lienhart and Ann Bradley.Survivors include four sons, Danny Koch, Joe Koch and wife, Ruby, Kenny Koch and Allen Koch, all of Scranton; six daughters, Janet Garrett and husband, Steve of Conway, Linda Price and husband, Ron of Benton, Marilyn Kremer and husband, Monty of Scranton, Nancy Phillips and husband, Scott of Greenwood, Susan Tencleve and husband, Tim of Scranton and Hermina Fox and husband, Don of Subiaco; 28 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren and a brother, John Ahne of Wichita, Kansas. Rosary will be 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church in Prairie View.The funeral mass will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church in Prairie View with Fr. John Miranda officiating. Burial will follow in St. Meinrad Cemetery in Prairie View under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Pallbearers will be Michael Koch, Russell Garrett, Chris Chivers, Matthew Tencleve, Drew Koch and Andy Koch. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
I am so sorry for your loss. Stella was an amazing lady who was always smiling and very loving. It was a privilege getting to take care of her. She will forever hold a place in my heart.
Prayers of God’s blessing of peace and comfort.
Linda and family:I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending all my love and prayers today and in the days to come
I remember riding to work (we exchanged rides) to Dardanelle in 1974. In spite of my driving habits as a seventeen-year-old at 5 am in the morning Stella never said a word about my driving. I never heard Stella say a bad word about anyone. I always admired her and still do. She is a great Lady.
Sorry for your Loss. Prayers for All the family from Don & Rayelynn.
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family. She was a great lady!
To all the family , I send my love and prayers for you for the loss of your precious mom, grandmother, great grandmother and friends! May she Rest In Peace!
So sorry for your loss. What a wonderful long life! Prayers for you all.
May God Bless all of you during this difficult time.
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother! She was always so sweet and kind. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Prayers for family and friends and all who loved her. We are sorry for your loss.
Danny and Joe, and to the rest of your Family, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you.
So sorry for family loss she was a wonderful lady so glad I got to take care of her my grandma was in the room with her till last Aug but Stella was a blessing to take care of her fly high mrs Stella u will be miss love u
My condolences to the family.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family.
My condolences for your loss may you find peace it the love of each other prayer 🙏 for comfort
So sorry for your loss. Aunt Stella was a wonderful person and will be missed by all. Thoughts and prayers for her and the family.
I am so sorry for your loss. Stella was such a good person, the epitome of kindness and holiness. May she rest in peace.
Susan. My thots & prayers are with you, Tim, kids, & grands...and your extended family. She is HOME! All of her prayers have carried her to Jesus+ New Steps for each of her kids will come. She leaves quite a legacy! She will be within every moment with each of you. Be gentle with your heart. It has taken a huge step. You will reunion with her! Until then, keep investing all she taught you in your kids & grands.Much love & prayers. Kathy
I’m so sorry to have to miss services for Stella. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and mother-in-law. We are all better people for having known her. She was truly a Godly woman!
My most sincere sympathy on the loss of your beloved mom. May she find light, happiness, and peace with the Lord.
May her soul Rest In Peace, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, Rest In Peace. AmenSending love and prayers of comfort for the family.
Thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of loss
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all the family
Marvin and I are so sorry for your loss. Mothers are so special. We will keep you in our prayers!