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Joyce Koehler

Joyce E. Koehler, 89, of Upper Sandusky, died at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky, on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021.
She was born on April 17, 1931, in Kingston, N.Y. to the late Clarence and Martha (Elgin) Woodburn. She married Richard Eugene Koehler on Sept. 10, 1950 in St. Paul Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on Mar. 26, 2012.
Surviving is a son, Keith B. Koehler, Upper Sandusky; daughters, Kathleen S. (The Rev. Alfred) Krebs, Mason, Texas, and Constance J. (Lonnie) Warncke, Defiance; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Koehler graduated from Upper Sandusky High School in 1949. She formerly worked for Oates Jewelry and Dennis Barnes Realty.
She was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where she sang in the choir for over 60 years, taught Sunday school, served as church secretary, was involved in Women of the Church and a member of Lutheran Social Services of North Central Ohio Auxiliary where she served in all offices including president.
She was the Junior Fair coordinater for the Wyandot County Fair, president of Tri G Mother’s Club and president of the Usando Literary Club. Joyce spun wool for the Corn Husking Festival, Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival and Wyandot County Fair.
A private family service will be held with the Rev. Barry Halter officiating on Thursday, Jan. 7, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church. The service will be live-streamed on Bringman Clark Funeral Home’s Facebook page. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or charity of the donor’s choice in care of Bringman Clark Funeral Home 226 E. Wyandot Avenue, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
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