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Ella Koehn

Ella Ruth Koehn, 84, died July 22 at Moundridge Manor, Moundridge.

Born Nov. 27, 1924, in McPherson to Henry and Susie (Wedel) Ratzlaff, she married Nathan Koehn on Nov. 24, 1949, in Galva.

She was a member of Eden Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, in Burns.

Her parents; eight sisters; five brothers; and a son, Robert, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Royce of Jamesport, Mo., and Roland and Renferd of Burns; a daughter, Vernela Peachey of Belleville, Pa.; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services were Saturday at Eden Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, Lowell and Vernon Koehn presided.

Memorials to Moundridge Manor may be sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main, Newton KS 67114.

Last modified July 30, 2009