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Marcus Koehler

February 17, 1940 — June 12, 2011

Obituary for Marcus E. Koehler

Marcus E. Koehler, age 71, died Sunday June 12, 2011 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. He was born on February 17, 1940 in Menomonie, Wisconsin to Herbert & Alvina (Hagen) Koehler. He married Doris Olsen on September 2, 1967 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bloomer. He attended Beyer Settlement School and was a 1958 graduate of Colfax High School. He worked as a machine operator for Cornell Corporation for most of his life. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bloomer where he served on the church council and also as Vacation Bible School Superintendent for many years. He was also a member and officer of the Chippewa County Farm Bureau. In his free time he enjoyed playing dartball, hunting, fishing, gardening, tapping trees for Maple Syrup, spending time with his grandchildren and new puppy, Pal.

He is survived by his wife Doris of Cornell; two sons: Clifford (Jill) Koehler of Cornell and Thomas(Lynn) Koehler of Cornell; two daughters: Regine Koehler of Chippewa Falls and Dora (Brian) Loiselle of Chippewa Falls; one brother: Jerome (Kathy) Koehler of Menomonie; six grandchildren: Connor Baldeshwiler, Steven Koehler, Sophie Koehler, Kelsie Koehler, Lena Jaskowski and Noah Loiselle; special great-nephew: Tanner Olsen; numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 11:00 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bloomer with Pastor James Strand officiating. Interment will be in Cleveland Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 PM on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer and one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.

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