September 18, 1928 - January 31, 2021
Margaret M. Koehler, 92, of Decatur, formerly of Paris, IL passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021, in her home. Margaret was born on September 18, 1928, in Defiance, OH, to Anthony and Hulda M. (Schmidt) Timmerman. She married Paul E. Koehler on May 2, 1954, in Bryan, Ohio. They were able to do many things together, including travel to almost all of the states and 35 countries, dancing everywhere. She loved to sew and crochet, making hats that she donated to Cancer Care of Decatur and gave to her care givers at Randall Residence. She also loved to sing. She sang in the choir at the Presbyterian Church in Paris, IL and was in a performing group with her sisters when they were young. She owned operated a hair salon in Paris for many years. She is survived by the love of her life of 67 years, Paul, her three daughters, Brenda (Michael) Delaney, Diana (John Lake) Vestal and Alice (Dennis) Myers; her seven grandchildren, Shannon Delaney, Jennifer Delaney, Steven (Bethany) Vestal, Stacy (Keven Rowland) Vestal, Kristin (Ben) Gray, Bret (Natalie) Dilts, Derek Dilts; four great-grandchildren, Lucy and Sam Vestal, Aurora and Jasper Dilts; her three sisters, Rose, Toni and A.J.; and extended family in Belgium. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and four sisters. Thank you to the staff at Randall Residence for the care they gave her. Thank you to the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital for all the care they gave her. Honoring Margaret’s wishes, cremation services will be provided by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Memorials may be directed to Cancer Care Center of Decatur. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.
Margaret M. Koehler, 92, of Decatur, formerly of Paris, IL passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021, in her home. Margaret was born on September 18, 1928, in Defiance, OH, to Anthony and Hulda M. (Schmidt) Timmerman. She married Paul E. Koehler... View Obituary & Service Information
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