Obituary: Boyd Koehn

Boyd Master Koehn, 90, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2021 at Pine Village, Moundridge.

MOUNDRIDGE—Boyd Master Koehn, 90, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2021 at Pine Village, Moundridge.

He was born April 21, 1931 at Halstead to Simon B. and Elizabeth (Koehn) Koehn.

He was a lifelong Halstead resident and 1949 graduate of Halstead High School prior to moving to Pine Village.

He was a retired postal clerk for the Halstead Post Office, and following that retirement, he worked as the night custodian at Halstead High School.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

He was a member of First Mennonite Church, Ruth-Wilson American Legion Post 231 and served many years on the Honor Guard for parades, funerals and many other functions.

Other memberships included board member Halstead Cemetery Association, NRA, Ducks Unlimited, Halstead Gun Club, and the Salvation Army.

On Aug. 7, 1954 he married Mary Ann Farber at Newton; she preceded him in death April 20, 2007.

He is survived by sons: Mike (Shelley) Koehn and Tom (Tina) Koehn all of Halstead; daughter: Julie (Dale) Nightingale, Hesston; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by brothers; Elton and Virgil Koehn; and sisters, Geneva Bell, Margaret Jantz and Dorothea Longley.

Viewing will be from 2-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead. The family will greet friends from 6:30-8 p.m.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, First Mennonite Church, Halstead.

Memorials may be given to First Mennonite Church or Halstead Cemetery Association in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

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