Theodore E. Koeller, 77, died at the North Little Rock Veterans Administration Hospital at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, March 17. He was born March 1, 1897, son of the late John H. and Dorthea Gartner Koeller, in Cole Camp.

Mr. Koeller was employed by the Missouri Pacific Shops from 1918 to 1925. He was a member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

He is survived by one brother, Louis Koeller, Sedalia; one sister, Mrs. Dora Kohrs, Warsaw; and a nephew, Lawrence Koeller, Sedalia.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Heckart-Gillespie Funeral Home with Rev. Erhard Wolf, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Sedalia, officiating. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Albert Koeller, Clarence Koeller, Fred Koeller, Ferdinand Schutte, Elmer Steffens and Fred Steffens.

Source: Cole Camp Courier, 28 March 1974, p. 3
Submitter: Denise Brauer Hoehns