James "Jim" W. Koger

Apr 28, 2019
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Memorial Services are 11:00 AM, Friday, May 3, 2019, at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th St., Waterloo


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James "Jim" W. Koger, 58, of Cedar Falls, died at UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital on Sunday, April 28, 2019. He was born March 25, 1961 in Waterloo, IA, son of Howard W. and Barbara A. Otterman Koger.

Jim graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1979. He married Cindy Lee on April 8, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

He was an over-the-road truck driver for Hite Trucking until December 2018. Jim loved being a truck driver and seeing the states. He enjoyed fishing especially in Minnesota along with his friend, Dave.

Survived by: his wife, Cindy, California; mother, Barbara Koger, Waterloo; sister, Teresa (John) Lundak‚ Waterloo; 2 brothers, Steven‚ Waterloo and Cory‚ Cedar Falls; 3 special nieces: Dawn (Joshua) Gramlich‚ Waterloo, Nicole (John) Widen‚ Gowrie and Uyoon Hee‚ California; and several great-nieces and -nephews.

Preceded in death by: his father.

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  1. Matthe & Debra Stuart | Apr 30, 2019
    my most sincere condolences go out to all of you Jim was a truly fine man and a exceptionally great friend we laughed and talked on the phone as we trucked down the highways at night he will always be a friend in my heart for I have met his wife when she road with him and he had mentioned his other family members and he loved all of you wholeheartedly he will surely be missed again my deepest condolences go out to each and every one of you 
  2. Brenda Music | Apr 29, 2019

    My deepest condolences to the family. 

    Jimmy was a great guy and an even better friend. I was blessed to have known him for over 3o years. I will miss his laugh, his smiles and his big bear hugs. 

    Fly high my friend. I love you.

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