Wilmer Koehler - May 23, 2012
Wilmer Koehler, 86, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Oakland Heights in Oakland. A memorial service was Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. Rev. Mark Eldal officiated. Burial will be at a later date. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bonnie; sisters, Loraine Koehler and Lois Metzger.
Survivors include sons, Warren (Deborah) of La Vista, Kevin (Sonia) of Sioux Center, Iowa; daughters, Kaylene (Gary “Bird”) Swanson of Oakland, Vivian (Perry) Chandler of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Jeramie Swanson, Jamie Swanson, Chris Johnson, Stephen Koehler, Andrew Koehler, Martin Koehler and Wendy Koehler; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Carol Draube of Sioux City, Iowa, Mildred Toelle of West Point; brothers-in-law, La Vern Metzger of Clovis, N.M., Myron Heise of New York, N.Y.; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorials are suggested to the Orphan Grain Train, PO Box 1466, Norfolk, NE 68702-1466.
Pelan Funeral services was in charge of arrangements.