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Barbara J. Koehn

August 7, 1940 ~ April 4, 2018 (age 77)


            Barbara J. Koehn, age 77, of Manteno, formerly of Peotone, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Heritage Woods of Manteno.

            She was born on August 7, 1940, the daughter of the late Leo and Margaret (Jacobs) Oehlerking.  She worked as a registered nurse for many years.  She was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Peotone and enjoyed sewing, cooking, reading, and playing canasta with her friends at Heritage Woods.

            She is survived by her children; David (Susan) Koehn of Cedar Lake, IN, Susie (Brian) Stone of Morris, Tina (Dave) Cann of Peotone, Mike (Lisa) Koehn of Bradley, and Melanee Koehn of Bradley; her grandchildren, Brent (Allison) Cann, Erica (Joe) Blumberg, Eric (Maggie) Cann, Lauren Stone, Ashley (Colby) Noethe, Brittney (Brian) Bolhuis, Taya Jones, Anthony Jones, Sophya Ceniceros, Morgan Koehn, and Taylor Koehn; her great-grandchildren, Claire Cann, Paige Cann, Hope Cann, Adalyn Blumberg, Nora Cann, Audrey Blumberg, Rory Bolhuis, Logan Cann, Leighton Bolhuis, and Axel Cann; a brother, Richard (Jeannie) Oehlerking; a sister, Judy Temper of Minooka; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

            A memorial visitation will be held at Immanuel United Church of Christ, 311 W. Corning Ave., Peotone, IL 60469 on Sunday, April 8 from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  A memorial service will be held at Immanuel United Church of Christ on Sunday, April 8 at 4:00 p.m., Nancy Wheeler officiating.  Memorials to Immanuel United Church of Christ or Hospice of Kankakee Valley would be appreciated.  

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