Born March 16, 1942, in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late Roland and Mary Clark Koehler. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Edward Koehler.
Mr. Koehler had been a resident of Camden County since 2005, and retired in 2001 from his business, The Koehler Group. He gave to many charitable organizations and to individuals in need. He was a gentleman and a true lover of life, including being an avid golfer and lover of cats. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country honorably during the Vietnam Era.
Survivors include his wife, Ellyn Christina Koehler of Kingsland; son, Francis Roland Koehler Jr. (Susan) of Garnet Valley, Pa.; daughter, April Ellyn Sullivan (Patrick) of Woodbine; brother, Roland Koehler (Diane) of Sea Isle, N.J.; sister, Mary Bell (Al) of Ocean City, N.J.; grandchildren, Maggie Koehler, Max Koehler and Dean Koehler; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Mr. Koehler’s Life was held at noon Tuesday, June 24, from Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, with his son, Francis R. Koehler Jr. officiating. A private inurnment will be held at a later date.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Koehler be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), www.aspca.org/donate.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.