Linda Lee Koehler (68) of Effingham


Published on September 24 2012 11:25 am

Linda Lee Koehler, 68, of Effingham passed away at 8:59 a.m. Friday, September 21, 2012 in St. Anthony Memorial Hospital, Effingham, IL.

Memorial Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at C & A Pagel Funeral Home, St. Elmo with burial in Sidener Cemetery, St. Elmo. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to service time on Wednesday. Memorials may be made to the family.

Linda was born on October 27, 1943 in St. Elmo, Fayette County, Illinois the daughter of Leon and Lola Rene (Beck) McConkey. She married Donald K. Koehler on August 9, 1963 in Vandalia, IL.

Surviving is her husband Donald of Effingham, IL. Sons: Aaron D. Koehler of Cheyenne, WY.; Tony L. Koehler of Murphyboro, IL and Miles B. "Chip" (wife Lori) Koehler of Aurora, CO. daughter Donnita K. Childress of Effingham, IL. 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Brothers: Miles (wife Brenda) McConkey of St. Elmo, IL; Paul (wife Doris) McConkey of Brownstown, IL; Alan McConkey of Vandalia, IL. and Jay R. McConkey of St. Elmo, IL and sister Janet (husband Lowell) Hunsaker of St. Elmo, IL.

She was preceeded in death by her parents; son Matthew and sister Diane Kay Jones.