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    Funeral services for Walter L. Koehn, 68, of Bellville, Texas were held
Saturday, June 10, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. from Nelsonville Brethren Church in
Nelsonville, Texas with Rev. Mike Groseclose and Rev. Robert Stutes
co-officiating. Interment was at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery near Bellville.
Pallbearers serving were David Jackson, Dusty Yantis, Chris LaVergne, Carlos
Loeffler, Elroy Kiecke, Newton Boriack and Ben Marshall.
    Born in Navasota, Texas, Walter Leedy Koehn was the son of Walter H. and
Jessie ³Lucille² (Leedy) Koehn. He was raised in Bellville and graduated
from Bellville High School. Walter graduated from the University of Texas at
Austin in 1959. On June 14, 1959, Mr. Walter Koehn married the former Miss
Joyce Hohlt at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville. Walter worked for
Leroy Hurta at Hurtaıs Drug Store from the late 60ıs until 1977 when he
opened Walterıs Pharmacy in Bellville. He was a member of Bellville United
Methodist Church, Bellville Lionıs Club and the Texas Pharmacy Association.
Walter L. Koehn died Tuesday, June 6, 2006 in Houston, Texas.
    He is survived by his wife Joyce Koehn of Bellville; daughter, Candace
Wilke and husband Brandt of Bellville; sons, Mark Koehn and wife Christina
of Katy and Mike Koehn and wife Kim of Bellville; grandchildren Carly Koehn,
Hohlt Koehn, Anna Claire Wilke, Grace Wilke, Stephen Koehn and Allison
Koehn; other relatives and many friends.
    Preceded in death by his parents Walter H. and Lucille Koehn.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Bellville General Hospital P.O.
Box 977, Bellville, Texas 77418 or Bellville United Methodist Church P.O.
Box 1833, Bellville, Texas 77418.
    Funeral arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral
Chapels, in Bellville, Texas 77418 (979)865-3121.
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