Claude Koehn of rural Marquette passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born July 18, 1929, at Elyria. He reached the age of 83 years, 7 months and 5 days.
Claude married Charlotte Hughes on July 19, 1958, at Marquette. He was a member of the Marquette United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tobias and Josephine Koehn; brothers Oren, Harvey, Oscar, Lee, Howard, Eldon, Roy and Loel; and sisters Virgie, Lois and Fern.
Survivors include his wife Charlotte, of the home; son Craig Koehn and wife Debbie, of Houston, Texas; daughters Carla Adams, husband Chris of Marquette, and Carol Baker and husband Jay, of Marquette; seven grandchildren, Ryan Koehn, Houston, Rachel Koehn, Columbia, Mo., Rebekah Koehn, Houston, Joe Harrington, Topeka, Alex Hedgepath, Manhattan, Jarred Baker and wife Stephanie, Salina, and Jacob Baker and companion Molly, Marquette; and four great-grand children, Riley, Kaden, Alexus, and Jeremy, his sister Jean Koehn, Moundridge; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Marquette United Methodist Church.
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Marquette United Methodist Church, with burial following at Marquette City Cemetery.
Memorials may be designated for Marquette United Methodist Church, Marquette EMS, or Marquette Fire Department in care of Christians Funeral Home 103 N. Washington PO Box 386 Lindsborg, KS 67456.
Online condolences at www.ChristiansFuneralHome.com.