Stanley R. Koehn, 78, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 at Halstead Health and Rehab in Halstead.
Stanley R. Koehn, 78, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 at Halstead Health and Rehab in Halstead. He was born April 8, 1935 in Halstead, to Enoch D. and Anna (Schmidt) Koehn. On May 27, 1956 he was married to Jennette L. Jost in Hillsboro, and she survives of the home. Stanley was a member of the Eden Church of God in Christ, Mennonite rural Burns.
He was a retired farmer and stockman. Following his retirement from farming Stanley ran the road grader for the local townships for many years. He greatly enjoyed farming and watching the crops mature and grow. His family was very important to him and Stanley enjoyed spending time with this loving family and many friends. He especially enjoyed time spent with his grandchildren who were very dear to him.
He is survived by his wife, Jennette of the home; sons, Leon and his wife Jenny of Potwin and Keith and his wife Julie of Burns; one brother, Glen Koehn of Texline, Texas; three sisters, Dorothy Jantz of Burns, Edna Koehn of Newton and Pansy Koehn of Burns; four grandchildren, Tyler, Melanie, Colby and Colt.
Stanley is preceded in death by his parents, and siblings Caroline, Agnes, Jesse, Evelyn, Neva, Wilma and Jeralyn.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 at Eden Mennonite Church in Burns, with presiding minister Roland Koehn. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Petersen Funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Gospel Tract and Bible Society of Moundridge or Harden Hospice in care of Petersen Funeral Home.