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 Donald W. “Don” Koehler

Donald W. “Don” Koehler

Birth
Knox County, Nebraska, USA
Death 24 Nov 2012 (aged 81)
Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Wausa, Knox County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 101242627 · View Source
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Donald W. "Don" Koehler was born March 20, 1931, in rural Wausa to Ed and Rose (Gansebom) Koehler. Don died Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Nebraska.

Don was baptized on April 19, 1931 and confirmed June 11, 1944 at Golgotha Lutheran Church. He attended rural school by Wausa and graduated from Creighton High School in 1948. He served in the United States Navy on the USS Iowa BB31 from 1950 to 1954. On September 21, 1958 he married LaVonne Heick at Golgotha Lutheran Church. Don and LaVonne farmed west of Wausa from the time they were married to his retirement in 2000. They moved to Wausa in 2002.

Don is survived by his wife LaVonne; children, Marilyn (Tom) Wagner of Norfolk, Robert (Paige) Koehler of Hartington, Russell (Karla) Koehler of Wausa, Sherry Koehler of Fremont, and Terri (Dave) Prochaska of Norfolk; grandchildren, Adam (Anjuli) Wagner of South Sioux City, Jeremy Koehler, Hartington, Kara (Andy) Johnson, Kearney, Josh (Rita) Koehler of Garland, NC, John Wagner & Trent Wagner, Norfolk, and Megan, Noah & Ty Prochaska of Norfolk; great-grandchildren, Khloe & Deklan Koehler of Garland, NC and Aubrey Wagner of South Sioux City; and sisters-in-law, Arlis Koehler of Wausa, Ottis Koehler of Marion, Ohio, and Joann Koehler of Wausa.

Don was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Vernon, Melvin, and Milford; and sister-in-law, Florabell.

burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Wausa, NE.


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  • Originally Created by: CPR
  • Added: 24 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101242627
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald W. “Don” Koehler (20 Mar 1931–24 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101242627, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Wausa, Knox County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .