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Obituary - Lucille Koehler, 88

Lucille Charlotte Koehler, 88, a former resident of Miltona, died Monday, December 31, 2007 at Northwest Medical in Bentonville, Arkansas. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5, at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Miltona with the Rev.

Lucille Charlotte Koehler, 88, a former resident of Miltona, died Monday, December 31, 2007 at Northwest Medical in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5, at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Miltona with the Rev. Don Reisig officiating. Music will be provided by organist, Kevin Lee. Burial will take place at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Cemetery in Miltona. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Lucille was born June 6, 1919 to Harry and Lillian (Swanson) Jersey in Mattoon, Wisconsin. She grew up in Mattoon and graduated from Mattoon High School. She was united in marriage to Raymond E. Koehler on September 27, 1940 in Birnamwood, Wisconsin. Following their marriage they farmed in Birnamwood for several years before moving to Hector. They moved to rural Miltona in 1955 where they continued farming. They moved into Miltona in 1991. Her husband, Raymond, died on January 15, 1991. Lucille continued living in Miltona until moving to Rogers, Arkansas to live with her daughter, Vicki, in 1999. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. She enjoyed knitting and gardening. She loved watching sports of all kinds on television.

Lucille is survived by a son, James (Georgann) Koehler of Miltona; a daughter, Vicki (Dallas) Ziegler of Rogers, Arkansas; a sister, Iris (Frank Jr.) Collamer of Safety Harbor, Florida; five grandchildren, Heidi Rumohr, Christopher Koehler, Joshua Koehler, Robyn Wesen and Danielle Koehler; seven great-grandchildren, Steven Rumohr, Seth Rumohr, Sawyer Rumohr, Dayton Koehler, Nataysia Koehler, Gabrielle Koehler and Carter Wesen; along with several nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her sister, Myrtle Klemp.

Arrangements are by Lind Family Funeral Service with chapels in Miltona and Parkers Prairie, www.lindfamilyfuneralservice.com .

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