Denise M. Koob, 49, of Humboldt, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Humboldt on Saturday morning, January 14, 2023.
She was born August 21, 1973 in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter Larry E. and Karen (Kloberdanz) Orr. She attended school in Webster City and later Windom, Minnesota. She received her diploma from Iowa Central Community College in Health & Human Services and later her Registered Nursing degree. She was united in marriage to Terry A. Koob on January 28, 1995 in Clarion. Denise was an advocate for patient rights, working many years in care centers around Iowa and at the hospital in Perry, Georgia. She loved animals, but her pride and joy were her two grandsons Gannon and Gage.
Denise is survived by her husband Terry of Humboldt, her children Cassandra (Tommy) Green of Laurens and Cody Koob of Clarion, her grandsons Gannon and Gage, her mother Karen Orr of Humboldt and mother figure Pam Orr of Rolfe, her sisters Barbara (David) Roberts of Fort Valley, Georgia and Nicole (Jamie) Kueker of Fairmont, Minnesota and her brothers Trevor, Ryan and Jarad Cates all of Mankato, Minnesota and her grandmother Bonita LaFave of Cherokee, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her father, her grandmother Deloris Kloberdanz, grandparents Enos and Anna Orr and a special cousin Shane Yenck.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday and visitation will start at 12:00 noon, both at Mason-Lindhart Funeral & Cremation Service in Humboldt.