Tex was born on November 25, 1939, the son of Roy and Evelyn (Becker) Koehn, in McPherson, KS.
On September 3, 1961, Tex was united in marriage to Donna Grace Parr in McPherson, KS. They had two children, Tamie and Todd. She preceded him in death on July 31, 2011, after 49 years of marriage.
Tex lived in McPherson, working at Continental Aluminum, Vulcan Metals, and then retiring from Walmart. Shortly after getting married, he served for two years in U.S. Army as a communications specialist during the Vietnam War. Tex loved playing guitar, listening to music, fishing & camping, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include: daughter, Tamie Wallace of McPherson, KS; son, Todd Koehn and wife, Julie, of Canton, KS; five grandchildren, Aaron, Jeremy, Trace, & Hannah Koehn of Canton, KS and Lacie Bate and husband, Ryan, of Inman, KS; great-grandson, Lakin Bate; sister, Trudy Clark and husband, David, of Selden, NY; and a nephew, Justin Writer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Kent, and wife, Donna.
The memorial service with Military Honors will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be given to Friendship Meals or Alzheimer’s Association in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.