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Elnora Koehn, 72

Posted 5/21/2015

HALSTEAD – Elnora F. Koehn, 72, homemaker, died May 14, 2015 at her residence in Halstead.

She was born Oct. 26, 1942 at Montezuma, to Romie and Mary (Wedel) Smith.

She was a Halstead resident for 52 years and was a member of Grace Mennonite Church, Halstead.

On July 28, 1963 she married Floyd W. Koehn at Montezuma. He preceded her in death Dec. 17, 2013.

Survivors include daughters:  Charlotte (Aise) Bouma and Sandra (Roland) Unruh both of Halstead; brothers Luther (Connie) Smith; Johnie (Nancy) Smith; sisters: Barbara Nichols; Vernice (Gary) Jantz; Carolyn (James) Toews, all of Montezuma, and three grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a son; Steven Koehn and brothers; Gene and Galen Smith.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 18, 2015 also at Grace Mennonite Church, with Ministers Raleigh Koehn, Marlin Unruh, and Dean Becker officiating.

Burial was at Halstead Cemetery Halstead.

Memorials may be given to Gospel Tract and Bible Society in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

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