Christopher J. Koob
Koob, Christopher J. Christopher J. Koob, beloved son of Robert and Alice (Gallenberger) Koob, age 44, entered eternal life Saturday evening, January 7, 2017 of acute leukemia-lymphoma at his sister Sharon's residence in Two Rivers who was his primary care giver and best friend. Chris was born on September 16, 1972 in Manitowoc. He attended Riverview School and graduated in 1994. Chris had been employed for 20 years at Holiday House from where he retired in 2012. He loved music and old television shows. Chris also enjoyed bowling and going to the movies with his sister. He is survived by his parents: Robert and Alice Koob; also loving brothers and sisters: Evan Koob, Dr. Jeffrey (Cynthia Deehr) Koob, Matthew Koob, Randal Koob, Cathy Gardner, special sister Sharon Koob, Stephanie (Joseph) Myers; along with other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Karl and Hilma Koob; maternal grandparents: William and Sybil Gallenberger, three aunts and one uncle. Private graveside services for the family will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Manitowoc where Chris will be laid to rest on Friday afternoon, January 13, 2017. Officiating will be Rev. Michael Warden. Cremation has taken place at the Harrigan Parkside Crematory and Chapel. The family would like to extend their thanks to Dr. Richard Theobald, Dr. Thomas Peterson, Dr. Gary Francar and his assistant, Annette, for all of their care over the years and the Aurora Hospice nurses Terri and Trisha for their care and compassion. Memorials would be appreciated to the National Down Syndrome Society, P.O. Box 4916, New York, New York 10185 or contact can be made at www.ndss.org . The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
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