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 Charles A Koehler

Charles A Koehler

Birth
Deming, Luna County, New Mexico, USA
Death 3 May 2008 (aged 97)
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Yellow Jacket, Montezuma County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 79571096 · View Source
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Albuquerque Journal
Charles A. Koehler, was born in Deming, in the territory of New Mexico, on June 14, 1910, and passed away, May 3, 2008, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, brother, and son-in-law, Richard Emmel.

Charles is survived by his wife of 77 years, Dorothy Koehler, two daughters, Pauline Emmel, and Leone (Bill) Peters, of Albuquerque, NM; five granddaughters, Phyllis (Modesto) Sanchez, Debbie Mercer, both of Edgewood, NM, Lynn (Paddy) Downey of Hobbs, NM, Carolyn (Talal) Mourad of Huntsville, AL, Jeanette (Bill) Slichenmyer of Sherborn, MA; 10 great-grandchildren, Jeremy and Nathan Lloyd, Sahn DeVel Madrid, Jennifer Smith, Sean and William Downey, Sarah Owens, Julia Mourad, and Danielle and Kurt Slichenmyer; five great-great-grandchildren, Derek, Desiree, and Maria Madrid, Madison Smith, and James Owens.

As a child, Charles' family moved to Texas, where he remained until young adulthood. He then moved to Colorado, where he met Dorothy Moss. She moved back to Oklahoma, but at Christmas time that year, Charles went after her, and they married on December 27, 1930, in Woodward, OK; he then took his bride back to Colorado, where they farmed for 15 years. Leaving their farms, they moved their young family to Albuquerque, where they bought and ran an apartment house. His hobbies included fishing at Elephant Butte, rock hounding, and jewelry making. He also loved square dancing, and was a beekeeper for many years.


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  • Created by: Simon Duran
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79571096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles A Koehler (14 Jun 1910–3 May 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79571096, citing Fairview Cemetery, Yellow Jacket, Montezuma County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Simon Duran (contributor 47627534) .