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Werner Kochte
  • Alzheimer's Association, c/o Alzheimer's Research
    70 West Streetsboro Street Suite 201
    Hudson, OH 44236

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“My dad, Werner's brother Peter, died almost exactly two years ago in December 2015.We have visited Werner and his family for the first time back in...Read More »
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“Werner shared his wonderful son Mark with me for a lifetime and I am grateful. We also skied down a steep hill in friendly but serious competition...Read More »
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“When first meeting Vern at a Scott Fetzer Company Key Employee function 35 years ago, I wasn't sure how to react to his very outgoing personality and...Read More »
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Werner Kochte, 82, of Streetsboro, died Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Gardens of Western Reserve.

He was born July 22, 1935 in Hamburg, Germany, to Johannes and Frieda (Knotzke) Kochte. Werner was employed by the Scott & Fetzer Company and Steris as an engineer and inventor. As a result of his work, Werner held several patents for medical equipment He enjoyed flying model airplanes and was a member of the Corsair Model Airplane Club in Kent.

He is survived by sons, Mark Kochte of Marriottsville, Kirk Kochte of Florida, Eric Kochte of Ohio and Todd Kochte of Alaska; step-son, Enrique Torres of Ohio and Fernando Torres of Arizona; brother, Peter Kochte of Germany; and sister, Ingrid Schneider of Germany. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ilicena Biaz Kochte; and parents, Johannes and Frieda (Knotzke) Kochte.

Funeral services will be held 6:00 PM Tuesday, December 12 at F.O.E., 9052 State Route 14 Ste A, Streetsboro. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, C/o Alzheimer's Research, 70 W. Streetsboro Street, Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236, Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.