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Shirley Koehler

December 3, 1931 — January 16, 2021

Hastings resident Shirley M. Koehler, 89, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021, at her home.

Private services will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha at a later date. Memorials may be given to Mary Lanning Hospice.

Shirley was born December 3, 1931, to Ben & Genevieve (Stromer) Heeren on a farm near Glenvil. She graduated from Hastings High School with the class of 1949. Shirley married Richard Koehler in June 1950; he preceded her in death on October 4, 2010. Her husband Richard was transferred to Omaha in 1964. They lived in Omaha for 29 years before moving back to Hastings in 1993.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Koehler; son, Rusty; granddaughter, Kimberlee Loutzenhiser; and son-in-law, Wayne DeVan.

Children & Spouses:
Sherri DeVan – Landisville, PA
Rick & Judy Koehler – Papillion, NE
Lori Koehler – Lincoln, NE
David & Michelle Turnquist – Los Angeles, CA
Kari & Doug Prendergast – Doyletown, PA
Mallaree DeVan – Landisville, PA
Haelee & Emma Prendergast
Olivia & Hannah Loutzenhiser – Omaha, NE
Chloee Songster – Landisville, PA
Maddie Turnquist – CA
Alex & Benjamin Turnquist – CA
Brother & Spouse:
Larry & Pat Heeren – Wichita, KS
Tim & Mariann Heeren – Wichita, KS
Tom Heeren – Wichita, KS
Thane Heeren – TX
Numerous great-nephews and great-nieces

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