– Cliff, 76, died August 6 at his home. He was born to
Jack and Olga (Dulis) Koch in Portland being raised in
Aloha. Cliff was in the first graduating class at Sunset
High School in 1961. Upon graduating he joined the US Army
in 1961 and was stationed for five years in Leghorn, Italy
HHD 8th Log Comd USASETAF. After Cliff returned home, he
began his 38-year career at the USPS as a LSM clerk and
ending as Plant Manager of the Salem PD&F in 2005
receiving many award along the way. After his retirement he
worked part-time at the Wilco Gas Station in Stayton.
married Natalie Jewell on June 16, 1978 in Tigard,
celebrating 41 years! Cliff enjoyed reading, especially
history about General George Patton, gardening, the Oregon
State Beavers and his beloved Green Bay Packers. He
volunteered at St. Mary Grade School and Regis High School
and was a Lecture at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
is survived by his wife: Natalie; children: Jennifer,
Anthony, Randolph, Elizabeth, Nicholas, Alexander and
Christina; sister: Elaine Baker; 10 grandchildren and 2
of Christian Burial will be Saturday, August 10, 2019 at
10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, followed
by military honors. In lieu of flowers, Cliff requests that
donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.