SPRINGFIELD - Glenn L. Koehne Sr., 72 of Springfield, formerly of Ashland and Chandlerville, passed away at Heritage Manor in Springfield at 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. He was born March 12, 1939 in Oakford, IL to Orville and Gertrude (Anderson) Koehne. He married Dianne L. Krug on December 16, 2006 in Shelbyville, IL.
Mr. Koehne is survived by his wife, Dianne, of Springfield, three sons, Paul (Tina) Koehne, Glenn Koehne Jr., Frank Koehne, all of Springfield, one daughter, Lisa Remine of Cedar City, UT, two step daughters, Stephanie (Mike) Fletcher of Springfield and Megan (Phil) Padfield of Thayer, IL as well as 6 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, 1 step great-granddaughter and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Also surviving are three sisters, Ruth Dobson of Pleasant Plains, Marcella Mick of Springfield, Nelda Turner of Charleston, IL, and two brothers, Richard Koehne of Virginia and Gene (Sue) Koehne of Chandlerville. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Clarice in 2003 and daughter Teri.
Mr. Koehne worked for Allis Chalmers as a machinist in Springfield from 1959 until 1985. He later worked as a security guard.