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The Honorable Jack L. Koehr

July 6, 1932 March 3, 2019
The Honorable Jack L. Koehr
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The Honorable Jack L. Koehr, age 86, of Sullivan, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his home.

Jack Louis Koehr was born on July 6, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of George and Mary (Smaling) Koehr. He grew up and attended grade school at Harrison Elementary School in St. Louis and went on to attend and graduate from Beaumont High School, Class of 1950. Jack entered into the United States Air Force on July 16, 1953 and honorably served his country for four years. He was united in marriage to Patricia C. Thomason on December 24, 1953 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in North St. Louis. Jack and Patricia were blessed with six children, Denise, David, Deborah, Doreen, Dana, and Daniel. Jack attended Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis, as well as, St. Louis University Law School, and earned his Doctorate. Jack had a passion for law and he proudly served as an Attorney, former Public Defender, former Alderman, former City Counselor, and former Circuit Court Judge. He lived his life to the fullest. He was a loving husband and proud grandfather/great grandfather. Jack was an avid golfer and golfed daily at the Sullivan Golf Course. He also enjoyed growing his tomatoes. Jack will be lovingly remembered and missed by his family and friends.

Jack is survived by his wife of 65 years, Patricia Koehr of Sullivan, MO; five children, Denise Coursen and husband, Sam, of Austin, TX, David Koehr of St. Louis, MO, Deborah Mowery and husband, Kevin, of St. Louis, MO, Dana Baker and husband, David, of St. Louis, MO, and Daniel Koehr and wife, Ruth, of St. Louis, MO; 16 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; numerous nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Doreen Koehr; his parents, George E. and Mary (Smaling) Koehr; and one brother, Robert Koehr.

Funeral Services will be conducted 12:00 Noon, Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Bourbon, MO. 642 E. Pine St.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at Concordia Lutheran Church in Bourbon & from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Kutis Funeral Home Affton Chapel in Affton, MO. 10151 Gravois Rd.

Memorial Contributions, in memory of Mr. Koehr, may be given to Concordia Lutheran Church of Bourbon, Concordia Lutheran Church Ladies Aide, or a Charity of one’s choice.

Friends may send online condolences to the family of The Honorable Jack L. Koehr at www.eatonfuneralhome.com.

All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan & Bourbon, MO.


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Visitation

Thursday

7

Mar

10:00 AM 3/7/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/7/2019 12:00:00 PM
Concordia Lutheran Church

642 E. Pine St.
Bourbon, MO 65441

Concordia Lutheran Church
642 E. Pine St. Bourbon 65441 MO
United States

Service

Thursday

7

Mar

12:00 PM 3/7/2019 12:00:00 PM
Concordia Lutheran Church

642 E. Pine St.
Bourbon, MO 65441

Concordia Lutheran Church
642 E. Pine St. Bourbon 65441 MO
United States

Visitation

Thursday

7

Mar

5:00 PM 3/7/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Kutis Funeral Home Affton Chapel

10151 Gravois Road
St. Louis, MO 63123

Kutis Funeral Home Affton Chapel
10151 Gravois Road St. Louis 63123 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Final Resting Place

2900 Sheridan Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63125

2900 Sheridan Rd. St. Louis 63125 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Concordia Lutheran Church Ladies Aide

642 E. Pine St.
Bourbon, MO 65441

Concordia Lutheran Church

642 E. Pine St.
Bourbon, MO 65441

Charity of your choice

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