|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1905|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 1998|
2nd WIFE of WALTER MARION COLEMAN.
October 18, 1998
Keya Paha County
Barbara Coleman, age 91, of Miles City, Montana, passed away Thursday, October 18, 1998 at the Holy Rosary Extended Care Unit.
Barbara ws born in Keya Paha County, Nebraska on December 13, 1905, the daughter of Joseph and Grace (Simmons) Koenig. She attended grade school in Riverview, Nebraska and graduated from high school at Keya Paha County High School. Barbara attended the University of Nebraska where she graduated with a degree in Elementary Education. Barbara married Walter Coleman on December 13, 1925 in Cherry County, Nebraska. She began her teaching career in Nebraska where she taught from 1946 - 1963. She then moved to Miles City where she continued teaching until her retirement in 1973.
Barbara was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Retired Teachers Association, and the Montana Education Association.
Barbara is survived by a daughter, Colleen Kohn of Miles City, MT; three grandchildren: Donaleen (first name hard to read) Kohn Bressler of Portland, OR; Howard Kohn of Miles City, MT; and Brian Kohn of Billings, MT; and two sisters; Grace Cosgrove of Bassett, NE; and Alta Welty of Cubois, WY. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Walter in 1969; s son, Jerold Coleman; five brothers; Forest Koenig, Joseph Koenig, Ivan Koenig, Ralph Koenig, and Doran Koenig, and a sister, Ruby McCulley.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 10, in the chapel of Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Miles City, Montana with Pastor Jerry Coon officiating. Interment was Tueday, October 13 in Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview, Nebraska with Pastor Mary Jensen officiating. Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home of Miles City, Montana was in charge of the arrangements.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Miles City Range Riders Museum, Miles City, MT 59301 or to the Charity of one's choice.
Joseph Koenig (1868 - 1960)
Grace Koenig (1884 - 1972)
Jerold Coleman (1927 - 1929)*
Ruby Faye Koenig McCulley (1904 - 1988)*
Barbara Koenig Coleman (1905 - 1998)
Forrest Koenig (1907 - 1966)*
Joseph (Chris) Koenig (1910 - 1993)*
Grace June Koenig Cosgrove (1911 - 2006)*
Tine Koenig (1912 - 1988)*
Ralph V. Koenig (1916 - 1980)*
Doran Howard Koenig (1919 - 1990)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
Keya Paha County
Created by: Piper
Record added: Nov 11, 2007
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