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stocking Holiday World Owner Passes Away

Will Koch, owner of Holiday World, the family-oriented theme park, passed away Sunday at the age of 48 due to complications related to Type 1 diabetes. Since the 1997 closure of Nashville’s own Opryland theme park, Holiday World in nearby Santa Claus, Indiana has become a popular alternative, and worth every minute of the three-hour [...]

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I have been to the park many times and he has turned it into a great place over the years. He will be missed.

My prayers go out to his family and friends.
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Sad, sad news. He was pretty young too. It was on most of the local newscasts the morning it happened. They kept the park open on the day of his death, because his mother noted that is the way he would have wanted it.

ETA: Mr. Koch [pr. "Cook"] will be laid to rest on June 17th. He will be missed around the state of Indiana.

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