Cmdr. David Arthur KoehlerCmdr. David Arthur Koehler, USNR (Ret.), of Superior, died Sunday, May 18, 2008, at age 62, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Cmdr. David Arthur Koehler, USNR (Ret.), of Superior, died Sunday, May 18, 2008, at age 62, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
David is survived by his wife, Sue, of 42 years; two daughters, Michelle (Ken) Meyer, Middleburg, Fla., and Shari (Alan) Van Loon, Hermantown; four grandsons, Tyler Arthur Meyer of Middleburg, and David Alan, Daniel Murray and Samuel Mark Van Loon of Hermantown; mother, Anna Grace Koehler, Hermantown; sister, Mary Ann (Bill) Homewood, Surprise, Ariz.; two brothers, Joseph (Laurel) Koehler, Superior, and Robert (Rita) Koehler, Bloomington, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.
David was preceded in death by his father, Henry (Bud) Koehler.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Friday in the Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 1304 Hammond Ave., where a 6:30 p.m. rosary is scheduled. A Mass of Christian burial is 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, with the Rev. James Tobolski as celebrant. Burial follows at the St. Francis Cemetery.
Pallbearers for the service will be Bob Erdman, Greg Guenard, Bob Manor, Ryan and Al Nordrum, and Chuck Shaul. Honorary pallbearers are Alycia Dammer, Melissa Egolf, Christopher Homewood, Abby Koehler, Adam Koehler, Anna Koehler and Andrew Koehler.