We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Wednesday for 93 year old Leona Koehler of Chester who died
Sunday at Chester Memorial Hospital.
Born August 12, 1905 in East St. Louis, the daughter of Charles and Laura (Paulsen)
She married Charles Koehler on June 20, 1925 in East St. Louis and he preceded her in
Survivors include one son, Warren of Cape Girardeau. One daughter, Janice Hoenig of
Belleville. One brother, Lambert Richards of Birmingham, Alabama. Two sisters, Irene Witte
of Caseyville and Ruth Greenlce of Millstadt. Five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren
and one great-great grandchild also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, two brothers and one
Friends may call after 4pm Tuesday at the Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester.
Funeral services for Leona Koehler will be Wednesday morning at 11am at the
Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Patterson officiating, burial will be in
Evergreen Cemetery in Chester.
Memorials can be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Chester.