Kathryn V. “Babe”Koch, (nee Grasz) Beloved wife of the late Gerald J, CPD Lt.; loving mother of John (Wendy), Gerald (Kelly) CPD Lt., James (Cook County Sheriff’s Department) Koch and Julie (Michael) Zander; beloved daughter of the late Valentine and Ann Grasz; fond grandmother of Christina (Chris) Reynolds, and Jamie, Kaitlin, Tyler, Danielle, Olivia, and Sophia Koch; loving mamaw of Stephanie, Bryan, Missy and Valerie Zander; great-grandmother of Greta and Ewan Reynolds; dear sister of Mickey (Betty) Grasz and the late Val (the late Frances), the late John (“Wee”) and the late Jim Grasz and the late Pat (Ray) Heinrich; fond aunt of many. Visitation Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 3:00-9:00 p.m. at Parkside Chapels & Cremation Services, 5948 Archer Ave. (2 blocks West of Central Ave. at Major), Chicago, IL 60638. Funeral Services 9:30 a.m., Friday, December 1, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Babe’s name to the Cardinal Bernadine Cancer Center at Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153 would be appreciated. Information: 773-767-9788. Additional information Cappetta-DiCanio Funeral Directors, www.cappetta-dicanio.com. Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Nov. 30, 2017.http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/chicagosuntimes/kathryn-koch-condolences/187386066?cid=full.