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1919 - 1948
Reburial Rites For Cpl. Koehler
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The funeral was held with full military rites. The Rev. A. H. Foltz, pastor of St., Henry's, officiated at the requiem Mass and interment was in St. Henry's Cemetery.
Cpl. Koehler was killed by a Japanese sniper on Nov. 20, 1942, in New Guinea.
Born in Watertown on Aug. 29, 1919, he was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Koehler of 805 Wisconsin Street. He attended St. Henry's school and Watertown High school. He entered service April 16, 1941, and served with Co. B, 128th Infantry, 32nd Division in the Pacific.
Besides his parents, he is survived by three brothers, Joseph of Beloit; Paul, at home, and William, Des Moines, Ia.
Military rites were in charge of the Beaudoin-Koehler-Draeger post, V.F.W.
1934 graduate of grade school