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Arnold, Nebraska, 1908-1971

Homer Koch was born on February 28, 1890 in Arnold, Nebraska to Mr. and Mrs. John F. Koch.[1][2] He began work as a carpenter in Arnold in 1908, and went on to build many of Arnold’s business buildings and town residences, as well as some country homes.[1] He married Addie Wilson in 1911, and they had one daughter. Koch continued working until shortly before his death on November 9, 1973.[1][2]

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Educational & Professional Associations

Buildings & Projects

Dierk’s Lumber Office (1912), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Homer Koch Residence (1914), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Farmers State Bank (1915), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

9 Residences (1916-1917), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Robison’s Feed Barn (1916), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Brigham’s Ranch House (1916), north of Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

House for the Milldale Cattle Company, (1916), near Gandy, Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Country Home (1916), Loyal, Nebraska.[1]

Country Home (1916), Logan, Nebraska.[1]

Stapleton Bank (ca. 1916), Stapleton, Nebraska.[1]

Buildings for Flying A Ranch (ca. 1916), north of Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

3 Residences (1919-1920), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Comm. Lumber Service (1920), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Baptist Church (1921), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

5 Residences (1923-1936), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Public Library (1924), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Nazarene Church (1927), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

U.S. Post Office (1929), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Hospital (1930), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Forresters Garage (1933), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Central Imp. (1937) & Addition (1952), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Clyde Arnold Store (1938), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Swisher’s Service Station (1939), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

7 Residences (1940-1948), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Koubek’s Locker addition (1947), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Masonic Temple (1949), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Medical Clinic (1950), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Bufinch’s Liquor (1950, Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Halstead’s Feed & Seed (1950), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Motor Court (1950) & addition (1960), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

10 Residences (1950-1966), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Peter’s Body Shop (1953), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

U.S. Post Office (1959), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Forrester’s Quonset (1963), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Lutheran Church (1964), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Model Café (1965), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Forrester Residence (1968), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

16 Residences (n.d.), Arnold, Nebraska.[1]

Notes

References

1. One Hundred Years on the South Loop: A History of the Arnold Community from 1883-1983 (1983: Loup Valley Queen, Callaway, Nebraska), 278.

2. "Homer Koch" Arnold Cemetery-NE Accessed September 10, 2019 via https://arnoldcemetery-ne.org/homer-koch

Page Citation

D. Murphy & Lydia Allen, “Homer Koch (1890-1973), Builder,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, September 10, 2019. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, September 16, 2019.


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