OBITUARY

Elvin Koehn

November 28, 1927May 1, 2021

Elvin “Al” Koehn, 93, passed away May 1, 2021. Elvin was born November 28, 1927 in Weimar, TX to the late Arthur H. Koehn and Clara Koehn. He served 2 years in the U.S. Navy. He married Dolly Mae Hanslik on September 2, 1951. Elvin worked at the First National Bank of Schulenburg. After moving to Victoria, he worked as an office manager for a general contractor, and then for an insurance agency. He returned to banking with First Victoria National Bank, retiring in 1993. He was a member of First English Lutheran Church. He was an active member of the Victoria Lions Club for over 40 years, served on the Board of The Salvation Army for 16 years, The Board of a Charitable Foundation for over 20 years. After retiring, Al, as he was known to many, became an avid golfer at Riverside Golf course, shooting his age for 12 consecutive years, from age 74 through 85, accomplishing that feat a total of 85 times during that span. Al is survived by his sons, Don Koehn and wife, Linda Jo, Mark Koehn and wife, Gaylene. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Dolly Koehn and brother, Wilbert Koehn. Visitation will be Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 12:30-2 PM at First English Lutheran Church with a funeral service to begin at 2 PM. Burial will immediately follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers are Rory Koehn, Troy Koehn, Doug Vrazel, Tim Koehn, Robert Halepaska, Terry Cullen and Bradley Vacek. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Texas Lions Camp c/o Victoria Lions Club, First English Lutheran Church or Dorothy O’Connor Pet Adoption Center. Words of comfort may be shared at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Arthur H. Koehn, Father (deceased)
  • Clara Koehn, Mother (deceased)
  • Dolly Mae Hanslik Koehn, Wife (deceased)
  • Don Koehn and wife Linda Jo, Son
  • Mark Koehn and wife Gaylene, Son
  • Wilbert Koehn, Brother (deceased)
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Rory Koehn
  • Troy Koehn
  • Doug Vrazel
  • Tim Koehn
  • Robert Halepaska
  • Terry Cullen
  • Bradley Vacek

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

  • Burial

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

Memories

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Sara Laas

May 7, 2021

Al was wonderful to work with in the 80's when he headed the Trust Department at First Victoria National Bank and I was in charge of Human Resources. Al was knowledgeable, friendly, and always willing to help solve a problem. His consistent positive outlook was a blessing for all of us. Rest in peace, Al, knowing you made a big and positive contribution to your community and were an inspiration to many.

Ricky & Carol Ann Lenz

May 6, 2021

We were very sorry to hear that Al had passed away. He was a fine
Christian gentleman who always had a big smile on his face. I got
to know Al at the Lions Club and at the First Victoria National Bank.
We know that many people will miss Al. May God bless the entire
Koehn family during your time of loss.

Frances Hartman Mozisek

May 6, 2021

Don,
My deepest sympathy to you and your family at the loss of your father. Wishing you peace and comfort at this sad time.
Sincerely,
Frances Hartman Mozisek
Stroman Class of '72

john and delia Leal

May 6, 2021

So sorry to hear of Mr. Koehn's passing. Mrs. Koehn always brought us a turkey on Thanksgiving as thanks for our appliance service during the year. When Mrs. Koehn passed, Mr. Koehn said he wanted to continue and he did. The last year he could not do it he send us a check instead. Mr. and Mrs. Koehn were both very gracious and generous and they will be remembered as such. Please accept our deepest sympathy.
John and Delia Leal
Quality Appliance

Cynthia Vivian

May 4, 2021

I worked with Mr. Koehn at First Victoria National Bank for many years. I moved to Victoria to work at the bank and he was head of our department.

Mr. Koehn was a story teller and had a great laugh. He was a father figure to me and a good man. Dolly used to make “Brown Bag Apple Pies” and send them with Mr. Koehn to those of us fortunate enough to work for him. They were certainly a team and lovely couple.

He will always be Mr. Koehn to me, that’s just a tribute to the amount of respect I have for him.

Rest In Peace Mr. Koehn, you will be missed.

Michael Biehunko

May 4, 2021

I was a partner at Rosewood Funeral Chapels until I retired in May 2016. I had the pleasure of knowing both Dolly and Elvin they were such a sweet couple. Dolly would bring me a Chocolate Birthday Cake just about every year before I retired from Rosewood. She had pre arrangements on her and Elvin and every year she would call me to update the obituary information. I always enjoyed visiting with Dolly and Elvin. God certainly has two new angels in heaven. I definitely miss that birthday cake every year and seeing them both. May god bless the entire family.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY