Milton Korch

Calling Hours

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Smith and Walker Funeral Home
148 Grove Street
Putnam, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Milton L. Korch

Milton L. Korch, Sr., 69, of Sterling died Friday November 2, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on November 23, 1948 in Webster, MA, son of the late Allan Korch Sr. and Beatrice (Lemieux) Seraphin. He is predeceased by his devoted wife Ila Korch, sister Joan Mayotte, sister-in-law Norma Demers and brother-in-law Earle Tourtellotte.

Milton worked as a well driller for Laframboise Well Drilling and Dalmik Well Drilling for many years. He had a passion for antique cars, having owned several. He liked fast cars, and burning rubber as often as he could. He enjoyed being outside operating heavy equipment, plow trucks, and lawn equipment. He enjoyed his time living in Maine and spending time with his family.

Milton is survived by his children Milton Korch, Jr., of Dayville, Walter Korch of Largo FL, Tracy Glacken and her husband Mat of Sterling, his brothers Allan Korch Jr. and his wife Mary, Bradley Korch and his wife Anna, sister-in-law Elizabeth Penrod, grandchildren Ryan Korch and his girlfriend Angela, Nicholas Korch, Shailyn Osga, Paige Glacken, great grandson Aiden Dixon, and many nieces and nephews. Milton had an extended family whom he loved very much, his significant other Linda Thorstenson, her children Gary Thorstenson, Jr. and wife Michelle, Tim Thorstenson and wife Melody, and her grandchildren Lauren, Ethan, Reid, Josh, Aaron, Lauren, Gary III, and Louis. 

Calling hours are Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT. A graveside service will be Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant Street, Bridgeport CT 06610 – Payable to The Burn Foundation. Share a memory at


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