John “Jack” Koch of St. Germain died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. He was 81. 

Mr. Koch graduated from UW-Madison where he rowed on the varsity crew team and was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. 

He owned and operated Jack’s Sport Marine in St. Germain from 1978 to ’98.

Mr. Koch was preceded in death by his wife, Patti; and one son, James, in 2017.   

He is survived by one daughter, Kimberly (Walter) Camp of St. Germain; one son, Thomas (Lori) of Eagle River; four grandsons; and three great-grandsons.

No services are planned.

Bolger Funeral and Cremation Services in Minocqua is serving the family.