John P. Koeck Jr., 90, of Altoona, died Saturday Morning at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Coupon, son of the late John P. Sr. and Victoria M. (Vinglas) Koeck.
Surviving are a daughter, Lisa (Mark) Broadrick; four sons: Stephen Koeck, Gary (Kathleen) Koeck, Mark Koeck (Julian Maria) and Kevin Koeck; a sister, Mary Ann Hofer; a brother, George Koeck; three grandsons: Jason Koeck, Jeremy Koeck, Matthew Koeck; two granddaughters, Erin Bush and Grace Broadrick; eight great-grandchildren: Andrew, Wesley, Alexander, Wyatt, Camden, Isabella, McKenna and Ayden.
John was a pressman, employed by Butterick for over 30 years and also worked at his family business, the Red Hill Sunoco Gas Station.
He served in the Army during the Korean War.
John loved being with his family and especially his grandchildren.
He was a former member of the Cathedral of The Blessed Sacrament, a member and past president of St. Stanislaus Kostka Brotherhood, a member of James L. Noble Post # 3 VFW, and Hollidaysburg American Legion Post 0516.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no public visitation. A private funeral service outside of mass will be held by Monsignor Stanley Carson. Committal will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Coupon.
Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.