LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Philip Koch passed away April 9 at Deaconess Hospital. Koch was born and raised in Santa Claus, Indiana. He attended Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, Indiana, graduating in 1983. He attended Purdue University and graduated in 1988 with a BS in Business Administration and Management, according to a post on LakeRudolph.Com.
Philip is survived by his wife, Carol, and two children, Alexa and Logan. He is also survived by his mother, Pat, and siblings Kristi, Dan, and Natalie.
Visitation will be held at Saint Nicholas Church in Santa Claus, Indiana, on Thursday, April 11, from 2:00 - 8:00 pm CDT, and also from 9:00 am until service time on Friday. Koch's funeral is set for Friday, April 12, at 10:00 am CDT at the church.
In lieu of flowers, as per Philip’s wishes, the family asks for donations to be made to the Santa Claus Museum. The family will create an antique historical train room in his honor.