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Jean C. Koehler

April 5, 1923 ~ February 19, 2019 (age 95)


Jean C. Koehler, age 95, of Montague, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at SKLD Nursing in Whitehall.  She was born April 5, 1923 in Chicago.  Jean was raised in North Muskegon.  She married Neil Koehler and they lived in many different places during his career as an officer in the U. S. Air Force.  Neil passed away in 1985.  

Mrs. Koehler was employed in the office of General Telephone Company for twenty-one years.  She retired in 1980.  She had lived in Montague since 2001. Jean enjoyed playing tennis, bowling and figure skating.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. She loved  music and played the clarinet in school and also played the piano most of her life.  

She is survived by her children, Richard (Norma) Koehler, Alan (Cheryl) Koehler and Karen Khan (John Cannon); her grandchildren, Leon (Mary) Koehler, Sean (Leah) Koehler, Chad Koehler (Beth Brissette) and Jamal Khan; five great-grandchildren, Kalen Koehler, Rhys Koehler, Nova Roesler, Gage Koehler and Jack B. Koehler; and former son-in-law, Fazal Khan.   She was also  preceded in death by her parents, Frank Fritz and Golda (Overly) Fritz and her brother, Linden Fritz.  

Per Jean's request a private family celebration of life will be held. 

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