From the Chatsworth Plaindealer Chatsworth,Livingston,Illinois
JOHN G.KOEHLER MARCH 14, 1974
John G. Koehler, 88, Chatsworth, died at Fairbury hospital at 12:25 a.m. March 13. He had been a patient there several months. He was taken to Culkin Memorial Home in Chatsworth, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, march 15. Rev. Carl B. Fox will officiate. Burial will be in Chatsworth cemetery. He was born in Chatsworth township March 22, 1885, a son of Gustavous and Anna Koestner Koehler. He is survived by three brothers, Clair E. Koehler, New Port Richey, Fla; Phil A. Koehler, Gibson City; and Gerald Koehler, Pennsylvania. He was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters. He was a member of the East Brenton Presbyterian church. He was 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge and Past Patron O.E.S., a charter member of the Farm Bureau and past director of Citizens Bank of Chatsworth. He was a school teacher and a farmer. He never married. Masonic rites will be held at 8 p.m., March 14, at Culkin Memorial Home.