Jeanne Koehler, 71, Kokomo, passed away at 11:55 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at her home. She was born in El Paso, Texas, on Dec. 13, 1946, the daughter of Leonard and Nita Kramer Jackson. Jeanne married George Koehler at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, on April 15, 1967, and he survives.
Jeanne was a beautician and a member of the McGrawsville United Methodist Church. Her love for the Lord, and for people, was shown as she served on several missions and was an avid prayer warrior. Jeanne enjoyed quilting, hunting for antiques, reading, camping, traveling and cooking.
Surviving in addition to her husband, George, are a daughter, Patty Willson and her husband Don, Bunker Hill; a son, Tony Koehler and his wife Cennet, Warner Robins, Georgia; grandchildren, Wesley Willson, Wayde Willson, Wyatt Willson, Chris Koehler, Justin Koehler and Jordan Koehler; sisters, Sherry Crurger, Mascoutah, Illinois, Connie Trokey, Breeze, Illinois; brothers, John Jackson, Carlyle, Illinois, and Mike Jackson, formerly of Mascoutah, Illinois; and her faithful friend, her dog, Sydney.
Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Zachary Koehler; a brother, Jay Jackson; and a brother-in-law, Steve Trokey.
A service celebrating the life of Jeanne Koehler will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at McGrawsville UMC, 9377 S. 300 East, Amboy, with Pastor Steve Austin and Pastor Kenny Cole officiating. Family and friends will gather from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. A private graveside service will be at Marion National Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made through the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 West Main St., Peru, IN 46970 to the McGrawsville UMC Benevolence Fund and/or Scholarships to Red Bird Mission.
Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.eddyfuneralhomes.com.
Published on January 9, 2018