Doris E. Koehlinger

October 11, 1933January 18, 2013

Doris E. Koehlinger, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at New Haven Care and Rehabilitation. She was born October 11, 1933 in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Rudolph A. and Flora K. (Ward) Kirkpatrick. She worked for 17 years as a seamstress at Top Hat Dry Cleaners. She is survived by her sons, Myron (Beth) Davis of Greenwood, IN and Irvin (Ginny) Koehlinger of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren; one great granddaughter; four brothers; and one sister. In addition to her parents, preceding her in death was her husband, Wayne C. Koehlinger in 1997; son, Dale Davis; daughter, Darlene Davis; three brothers; and one sister. Funeral service is Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 1:30 PM at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809. Visitation is Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park. IN lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Haven Care and Rehabilitation.


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 22, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, January 22, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Doris E. Koehlinger

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February 8, 2013

My condolences Myron and Irv. I just learned of her passing this afternoon.

The two things I'll remember about your mother was the way she was able to go on with life after some very hard times and her sense of humor.

I am sorry I missed the services.

Dave & Vicky Cole

February 3, 2013

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Amber Bell

January 23, 2013

Rest in peace Aunt Doris. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers in this time of loss.

God bless,
Amber Bell (Kirkpatrick)

Virginia & family Hiner

January 22, 2013

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

January 21, 2013

tell mom I said hi as we all know you reserved your place in will be missed..prayers to the family

Collette & Paul Chatterton

January 21, 2013

You and your entire family are in our prayers. May you find comfort in God's grace.
Numbers 6:24-26

Kathleen and sons Rutherford

January 21, 2013

Keeping you and the family
in our prayers in this time of sorrow

Valrie Kirkpatrick/Johnson

January 21, 2013

We are sure going to miss you and your stories about our not so perfect family. You could always remember all the details. My heart was always lighter after a visit with you. I love you and are sending you a hug just like always. your "little" sister Valrie

Fred Koehlinger SR.

January 21, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Terri Thorpe

January 21, 2013

So sorry for your loss, prayers for all of your family!