Obituary: Janice K. Koehn

Janice K. Koehn, 78, died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Newton Presbyterian Manor.

She was born on May 24, 1939, in Newton. A lifelong Newton-area resident, Janice attended local schools. She married Wilber Koehn on Nov. 13, 1955, in Newton.

Janice had been a nurse’s aide, having worked at Bethel Deaconess Hospital and Newton Medical Center. She was member of Grace Community Church, along with being an avid bowler and volunteer at the American Red Cross and the Senior Patrol of the Harvey County Sheriff Department.

Survivors include her husband Wilber; sons Brian, Alan and wife Pam, Bob and wife Lee, all of Newton, and Bill and wife Danielle of Marysville, Wash.; daughter Shevette Koehn of Newton; sisters Jean Pankratz of Denton, Texas, Judy Kearns of North Newton, and Cheryl Kirsten and husband Jon of Pappillion, Neb.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Evelyn and Arthur Dombrosky.

Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Whitewater Cemetery, rural Whitewater.

Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends between from 6 to 8 p.m.

A memorial has been established with the American Red Cross, and contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.

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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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