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1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Charles Aloysius Koehler Jr., 89, passed away Friday, January 1, 2016, at Villa Ventura in Kansas City, Mo. Charles was born Dec. 14, 1926, in Kansas City, the son of Dr. Charles A. Koehler and Mary Gertrude (Cleary) Koehler. He proudly served our country in the Navy in WWII. Charlie, as he preferred to be called, was an award-winning home builder whose career spanned over 50 years. As a lifelong Kansas City resident, Charlie had many friends and a wealth of stories. He had a big heart and a strong work ethic. We will always remember his funny sayings and quips about life. Charlie was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Patricia Hensler, Martha Sterner; and brother, Thomas Koehler. Charlie is survived by loving wife, Kathy of 26 years, sister, Mary Riggs, his children, Chuck (Fran), Tom (Martha), Brian (Kim), Kevin, Karen Tumberger(Gary), Chris, and Tim Koehler, Heather and Jon Bortnick and Robb and Amber Heineman; grandchildren, Michael, Anna, Meghan Koch (Kyle), Sara and Erin Koehler, David, Christina, Nicole, Justin, Ryan and Steven Koehler, Chris, Samantha, Reagan, and Olivia Tumberger and Katelyn Bossolono (Tim); Elinor and Joe Bortnick and Katherine and Charlie Heineman; and great grandchild, Jordyn Koch. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, at St. Thomas More Church, 11822 Holmes Rd, KCMO, with Mausoleum following in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, Kan. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, with the Rosary being prayed at 4 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. In Charlie's honor memorial contributions may be made to the https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org Condolences may be left at mcgilleystatelinechapel.com Arr.: McGilley State Line Chapel, 12301 State Line Rd., KCMO 64145 (816) 942-6180. McGilley State Line Chapel, Dignity Memorial
Published in Kansas City Star from Jan. 3 to Jan. 5, 2016
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