LINDENHURST - Henry Paul Koeck, 68 years old, passed away with his family by his side Friday, October 14, 2016 at Vista East Medical Center, Waukegan, IL. He was born August 24, 1948 in Newark, NJ, the son of the late Henry and Helen (Yawit) Koeck. On May 20, 1972, Henry married Margaret McKeon in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ. Henry is a veteran of the Vietnam War having served in the United States Marine Corps. He was the Director of Aviation for Baxter Healthcare and an avid hunter and corvette enthusiast. Most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids, who called him "Pop Pop." He is survived by his wife of over 44 years, Margaret; their daughters, Laura (Jason) Miller and Elizabeth (Chris) Hodge; their four grandchildren, Tyler Miller, Grace Hodge, Matthew Miller, and Owen Hodge; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Funeral Services 9:00AM Friday, October 21, 2016 from the Strang Funeral Home of Antioch, 1055 Main St. (Route 83), Antioch, IL 60002 to Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 135 S. Milwaukee Ave., Lake Villa, IL 60046. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00AM. Interment with Military Honors to immediately follow in Hickory Union Cemetery, Antioch Township. Visitation will be held from 4:00PM until 8:00PM Thursday evening at the funeral home. For additional information, call 847-395-4000. In lieu of flowers, donations are greatly appreciated to the Wounded Warriors Project www.woundedwarriorproject.org . Please sign the online guestbook for Henry at www.strangfh.com .
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