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Odene E. Koehler

Friday, April 14, 2006

Feb. 26, 1919 - April 13, 2006

OBERLiN -- Odene E. Koehler, 87, died Tuesday (March 4, 2006) at Decatur County Hospital.

She was born Feb. 26, 1919, in Oberlin, to Verny R. and Jennie (Nitcher) Bradley.

She attended Oberlin shcools and graduated from Oberlin High School in 1936.

She married Everett W. Koehler on Dec. 25, 1938, in Oberlin. The family made their home in Oberlin, where she worked as a secretary for the Oberlin SRS.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Everett, brother Orvin Bradley; infant brother Perry Arthur Bradley; and infant sister Friona Bradley.

Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Votapka and husband, Dale of Oberlin; and a sister, Elaine Mines and husband, Elwood of Oberlin; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday at Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin with the Rev. Judy Stricker officiating. Interment will be in the Oberlin cemetery.

Viistation will be 1-8 p.m., Sunday and 8 a.m. to the time of service Monday.

Memorials are being accepted to the Unitied Methodist Church of Oberlin.

Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.