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Alvin Koehn

August 8, 2019

Alvin Koehn, 93, died August 8, 2019 at Moundridge Manor in Moundridge, Kansas. He was born August 8, 1926 in Isabella, Oklahoma to Henry B. and Edith (Smith) Koehn. 


On August 15, 1948 he married Mildred Koehn and she preceded him in death on April 1, 2005.  He later married Marcella Koehn on November 2, 2007, and she survives of the home.


Alvin worked as a farmer, carpenter, print bindery worker, minister and missionary during his working years.  He took an active interest in the churches where he was privileged to minister. 


He is survived by his wife Marcella Koehn of the home; three sons: Lowell and Lavonne Koehn; Carlos and Rose Koehn; and Dale and Joyce Koehn; one daughter: Myra and Wendell Jantz; Marcella’s family: three daughters, Karen and Merlin Unruh; Kimberly and Roland Koehn; Kathy Koehn; one son, Keith and Sharon Koehn; Brothers: Daniel and his wife Dorothy Koehn and Walter Schmidt; one sister Susie and her husband Benjamin Parra.  Alvin also is survived by 24 grandchildren and 52 great -grandchildren.


Alvin is preceded in death by his parents, first wife, one grandson; one great-grandson; five sisters and nine brothers.


Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 12, 2019 at Eden Mennonite Church in Burns, Kansas.  Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Eden Church Cemetery.


Memorials are suggested to Moundridge Manor in care of Petersen Funeral Home

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