Edward Ralph Wilfred Kocher of Teeswater, passed away surrounded by family, at Wingham and District Hospital, on Saturday, December 18th, 2021, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Shirley Kocher (née Ritchie). Dear brother of Patricia Fehrenbach, Marjorie Krukowski, Orville Kocher (Sharon), Douglas Kocher (Judy) and Gary Kocher (Cheryl). Fondly remembered by members of the Ritchie family and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Lawrence and Rosetta (née Klein) Kocher and siblings, Sally Rellinger, Joseph Kocher, Harold Kocher, Floyd Kocher, Lawrence Kocher Jr., Sonny Kocher, Shirley Kocher, Ronald Kocher and Bernice Stemmler and brother-in-law Allan Ritchie. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Teeswater on Friday, December 31st, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Spring interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Wingham and District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.