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Wilbur Koehn

April 7, 1940 — February 5, 2024

Wilbur D. Koehn, longtime Perkins County resident, passed away on February 5, 2024, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg.

Wilbur was born April 7, 1940, in Grant County, Kansas, to Edward and Katie Koehn. He was raised and educated in Kansas.

On April 30, 1961, Wilbur married Lovella Koehn, and their 62-year union was blessed with four children.

In the winter of 1974, the Koehn family moved from Sharon Springs, Kansas, to Perkins County, Nebraska, where Wilbur farmed.

He was known as a kind caring man who lived his life with all his heart and strength.

Wilbur was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son; four brothers and one sister.

Survivors include his wife, Lovella of Grant; three children, Judy (Marlin) Unruh, Madrid, Nebraska; Rollyn (Val) Koehn, Russellville, Arkansas; and LynAlan (Susan) Koehn, Tonasket, Washington; eleven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Memorials are suggested to Western Sky & Hilltop Estates in memory of Wilbur. Condolences may be shared at

Services will be held Friday, February 9, 2024, at 10:30 in the morning at the Golden Plains Mennonite Church west of Madrid. Interment will be in the Madrid Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday, from 2 pm until 5 pm, at the Bullock-Long Funeral Home in Grant.

Bullock-Long Funeral Home of Grant is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation for Wilbur Koehn

Thursday, February 8, 2024

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Mountain time)

Bullock-Long Funeral Home

409 Warren Avenue, Grant, NE 69140

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Funeral for Wilbur Koehn

Friday, February 9, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am (Mountain time)

Madrid Cemetery

, Madrid, NE 69150

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