|Birth: ||Mar. 21, 1921|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 2009|
Anthony "Tony" W. Koehler, 88, of Sterling, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in Brush. Visitation will be from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at Tennant Funeral Home with vigil and rosary service to fol low. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at St. Anthony Catholic Church with the Rev. Ken Koehier celebrating.
Tony was born on March 8, 1921, in Fleming to John M. and Josephine (Rhukamp) Koehler.
He attended Prairie View and St. Peters Catholic School through the eighth grade. He was a farmer, carpenter and inducted into the military on July 27, 1942, He was dis charged on March 3, 1943.
He married Ruth Anich on June 12, 1945, at St. Peters Catholic Church. They were married for 64 years.
He enjoyed wood working, fishing, camping and rock hunting. He was a sports fan and also enjoyed television politics.
He is survived by wife, Ruth E.; sons, Dennis A. and wife Jana Rae of Pierce, David J. an wife Paula of Plainville, Kan. Douglas C. and wife Lynn of Sterling, Thomas G. and wife Karen of Fleming, Jeffrey L and partner Joe York of Blackhawk; sister, Eulalie Nemec and husband Frank of Tucson; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; numer ous nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by brothers, Henry, Edward, George, Leonard, Joseph. Clarence, Raymond, John; sisters, Ann Wernsman, Lucille McMillan, Eleanor Koehler. Memorials may be to the Anthony W. Koehler Memorial
Fund in care of Tennant Funeral Home, P0. Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.
John M. Koehler (1874 - 1946)
Josephine Ruhkamp Koehler (1882 - 1964)
Anna Koehler Wernsman (1902 - 1985)*
Henry "Hank" Koehler (1903 - 1989)*
Leonard Henry Koehler (1908 - 1991)*
Joseph B Koehler (1910 - 1995)*
Lucille E Koehler McMillan (1911 - 2001)*
Elenora J Koehler (1918 - 1993)*
Anthony W Koehler (1921 - 2009)
Created by: Our Colorado Family
Record added: Dec 14, 2009
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