Esther Koehn


TRIBUNE — Esther Unruh Koehn, 97, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Western Plains Medical Center, Dodge City.

TRIBUNE — Esther Unruh Koehn, 97, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Western Plains Medical Center, Dodge City.

She was born Feb. 13, 1917, in rural McPherson County, to Peter J. and Eva Unruh.

Mrs. Koehn had been a resident of Sterling House in Dodge City since 2010, moving from Tribune, where she and her family had farmed since 1944.

On Oct. 16, 1938, she married Ed Koehn in Cottonwood Falls. He died May 2, 1980, in Wichita. She also was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include three children, Joyce Koehn of Dodge City, and Irene Billinger and Charles Koehn, both of Tribune; a brother, E.W. "Bill" Unruh of McPherson; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. MT Saturday at Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Tribune. Condolences may be sent at Memorials are suggested to Greeley County Library or Kuder Senior Citizen Center, both in care of the funeral home.

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