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Burnell Koehlmoos

January 28, 2016 — January 28, 2016


May 3, 1921
rural Granville, Iowa

January 28, 2016
Gretna, Nebraska

11:00 A.M. Monday, February 1, 2016
Zion Lutheran Church; Paullina, Iowa
Rev. Daniel Wagner Officiating

Visitation will be on Monday, February 1, 2016
from 9:00 A.M. till 10:30 A.M. at the church.

Beautiful Savior
The Church is One Foundation
Amazing Grace
How Great Thou Art
I Know That My Redeemer Lives
Organist: Joyce Hibbing

Weber Koester Jim Kruse
Les Miller Marvin Fintel
Lee Radke Butch Meyer

Dave Koehlmoos Marty Tjossem
Arlen Daum Scott Ebel
Gary Koester Tim Pauling
Steve Paulsen

Prairie View Cemetery
Paullina, Iowa

After the graveside service, relatives and friends are invited
to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

Arrangements are under the care of the
Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa.


Burnell Koehlmoos, the son of Henry and Ida (Richter) Koehlmoos, was born May 3, 1921 in rural Granville, Iowa. He attended St. John Lutheran School in Germantown, Iowa. On September 29, 1945, he was united in marriage to Clara Bruns at St. John Lutheran Church in Germantown. After their marriage the couple moved to the Koehlmoos family farm near Granville to help with the farming operation. In 1948, they moved to a farm near Primghar. The couple farmed in Dale Township for many years. In 1970, the couple moved to Paullina to make their home while continuing to farm near Granville. Clara preceded Burnell in death on January 17, 2011. After Claras passing, Burnell moved to Silver Ridge Assisted Living in Gretna, Nebraska. He remained there till his passing on Thursday, January 28, 2016, reaching the age of 94 years, 8 months and 25 days.

He was baptized on May 22, 1921 and confirmed on April 5, 1936 at St. John Lutheran Church in Germantown. Burnell was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; he enjoyed dancing, playing cards and attending family celebrations.

Burnell is survived by his son, Curtis and his wife, Cindy Koehlmoos of Springfield, Nebraska; three grandchildren and their spouses, Jairren and Brett Flodine, Jessica and Jeff Fitzgerald and Jason and Jennifer Koehlmoos; five great-grandchildren, Andrew, Matthew and Christopher Koehlmoos, Jackson and Sebastian Flodine; brother, Lyle and his wife Muriel Koehlmoos of Granville, Iowa; also many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two sisters, Luella Daum and Eleonora Jalas and a brother, Elwood Koehlmoos.
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