Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: Erma J.Koehn

  • Erma J. Koehn, 85, died on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013
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  • Erma J. Koehn 85, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at Pine Village in Moundridge, Kan.  
    Visitation from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Petersen Funeral Home, Newton. Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Eden Mennonite Church in Burns, Kan., with presiding ministers Roland Koehn and William Koehn officiating. Burial will be in the Eden Church Cemetery.
    She was born April 14, 1928 in Carnegie, Okla. to Philip H. and Mary (Schmidt) Unruh.  Erma moved to Kansas from Oklahoma in 1939. She married Harvey Koehn on Nov. 8, 1947 in Newton, and he survives.   Erma was a longtime Potwin resident prior to moving to Moundridge. She loved to spend time outdoors, especially growing and tending her many varieties of flowers. Erma also enjoyed spending time crocheting and looked forward to keeping up with her brothers, sisters and many nieces and nephews
    Erma is survived by: her husband, Harvey of Moundridge; brother, Bill Unruh of Howard; sister, Vera Schmidt of Potwin; many nieces and nephews
    She is preceded in death by her parents, sister, Ruby Koehn, and brother, Vernon Unruh.
    Memorials are suggested to Pine Village of Moundridge, in care of Petersen Funeral Home, Newton.

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