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Vernon Koehn

Funeral service for Vernon Koehn, 90, who died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022, at his rural Marion County residence, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, at Eden Mennonite Church in Burns.

Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Born Feb. 14, 1932, in Ingalls, Kansas, to Manno and Eve (Jantz) Koehn, he married Florene Smith, who preceded him in death in 2009.

Vernon was a longtime member of Eden Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, of rural Burns. He served the church in many capacities through the years including as a presiding minister.

He is survived by four daughters, Judy Koehn, Kathy Bender (and husband William), Wanda Koehn (and husband Renferd), and Janarro Jantz (and husband Kevin).

Other survivors include a brother, Walter Koehn, as well as 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Vernon was preceded in death by his parents, wife, five brothers, and a sister.

Memorials may be made to Gospel Tract and Bible Society or General Missions Board and left with Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N Main St, Newton KS 67114.

Last modified Dec. 22, 2022