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Verna Lauretta Colburn Koehler
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1918
Elbow
Saskatchewan, Canada
Death: Jul. 27, 2004
Victoria
British Columbia, Canada

Verna Lauretta Colburn, daughter of Clayton Eugene Colburn & Margaret Jane McCaw, was born on Sunday, September 8 1918 in Elbow, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Verna was married to the love of her life, Erwin Karl Koehler until his sudden passing on Nov 11 1999 while they were visiting family in Germany.

Verna passed away in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on Tuesday July 27 2004 surrounded by her family.

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Excerpt of Obituary notice Times Colonist
Published on July 29, 2004

Verna Loretta Koehler born September 8, 1918, passed away July 27, 2004. Predeceased by her husband, Erwin Karl Koehler in 1999, her two sisters Edith, Vera and brother Earl. She is survived by her son Garry Wayne Colburn, three sisters; four grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service held at First Memorial Funeral chapel, 1155 Fort Street on Friday, July 30.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Clayton Eugene Colburn (1884 - 1963)
  Margaret Jane McCaw Colburn (1892 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  Erwin Karl Koehler (1924 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edith May Colburn Smart (1911 - 1986)*
  Earl Everette Colburn (1914 - 1981)*
  Vera Iola Colburn Shea (1916 - 1987)*
  Verna Lauretta Colburn Koehler (1918 - 2004)
  Baby Boy Colburn (1921 - 1921)*
  Hazel Jean Colburn (1927 - 1927)**
  Garry Wayne Colburn (1940 - 2013)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:

VERNA
KOEHLER
1918 - 2004
 
Burial:
Royal Oak Burial Park Cemetery
Victoria
Capital Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
Plot: Grove of Remembrance
 
Created by: Linda
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63961678
Verna Lauretta <i>Colburn</i> Koehler
Added by: Linda
 
Verna Lauretta <i>Colburn</i> Koehler
Added by: Linda
 
Verna Lauretta <i>Colburn</i> Koehler
Added by: Linda
 
 
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Lovely resting place - Grove of Remembrance, deer grazing, wild flowers and next to your son.
- Linda
 Added: Jun. 8, 2014
Auntie Verna, you are lovingly remembered and never forgotten, miss you wonderful smile & hugs! Continue to Rest in Peace with Uncle Erwin. Love
- Linda
 Added: May. 2, 2013
Auntie Verna, I miss you so much, our talks, letters and visit hold a special place in my heart. My you continue to Rest in Peace...Love Ya
- Sue
 Added: Feb. 8, 2011
 
 
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