Paul D. Koehn, 83, of Harper, Texas passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. He was born on December 13, 1934 in Caddo County, Oklahoma to parents John C. Koehn and Katie Schmidt. He married Judy Frazier on March 6, 1971 in Midland, Texas.
The youngest child of Mennonite farmers, Paul grew up on 80 acres and attended school in Alden, Oklahoma. He was drafted into the United States Army where he learned the technical skills upon which he would build his career. After working briefly for a television station and Braniff Airlines, he started a 30-plus year career with Mobil Oil Company that ended with his retirement in 1995.
After retirement Paul and Judy moved to the Kerrville area, where they became involved at Trinity Baptist Church. At Trinity, Paul was involved in the TV ministry, was instrumental in the creation of KCYR 101.5 FM, the church's low-power radio station. Paul was a life-long hobbyist woodworker, enjoyed taking care of his 50 acre ranch and was an active member at Trinity Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Judy; daughter, Paula Koehn and her husband John Libby; son, David Koehn and his wife Amie; daughter, Elizabeth Koehn and her husband Ra Inta; son, Michael Koehn; and granddaughter, Rachel.
Memorial donations in Paul's honor may be made to the tv and radio ministry at Trinity Baptist Church, Kerrville, Texas.
A Memorial Service will be Thursday January 25, 2018 at 11AM at Trinity Baptist Church, Kerrville, Texas
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Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home. (830) 895-5111
Trinity Baptist Church
Kerrville, TX 78028
Thursday, January 25, 2018