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Lynda Koehler

Oct 14th, 1943 - May 14th, 2020

A graveside ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Elmwood Cemetery.


   Lynda Kay Koehler, age 76, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 14, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

   She was born October 14, 1943, in Macoupin, County the daughter of Delmar E. and Lola D. (Pruitt) Eskew.  She was united in marriage to Robert L. Koehler May 1, 1965, and together they shared 55 years of marriage.   

   Lynda enjoyed quilting, fishing, taking photos, gardening, and was very knowledgeable about growing roses.  She enjoyed playing cards and games such as pinochle, canasta, dominoes, and cherished time spent playing Uno with her grandkids and great grandkids.  Lynda had worked in a factory in the past and had driven a semi-truck during a time when there were few women truck drivers.

   She is survived by her husband: Robert Koehler of Flora; 5 children: Terrie (Bob) Coble of Oklahoma, Jerrie (Jeff) Haynes of Ingraham, Sherrie (Gary) Kittle of Clay City, Robin (Phillip) Corry of Flora, and Robert Koehler II of Rinard; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews also survive.

   She was preceded in death by her parents: Delmar and Lola Eskew; siblings: Lorraine Williamson, Carl Eskew, Clifford Eskew, Chester “Chet” Eskew, and Cloyd “Coy” Eskew; and a granddaughter: Andrea Weiler.

   A graveside ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Elmwood Cemetery.  Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora assisted the family with arrangements.  Memorial donations are suggested to any charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit:   


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Dee Lodato

May 16th

So sorry for your loss.

Kenny and Sharon Brown

May 17th

Bobby - So sorry to hear about your wife. We kind of lost contact over the years but I still remember the good times we had back on the farm. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Debbie (Glaspy) Johnson

May 17th

So very sorry to hear of Lynda’s passing. Prayers of comfort to Bob and kids. 🌹

Sarah and Jim Hayes

May 17th

So sorry for your loss

Alan Buck

May 17th

Sympathy is extended to The Family. Sorry for Your Loss.

T.C. Eastin

May 17th

Sad to hear Sherry so sorry!

Ronald Hamilton

May 17th

Our condolences to Bobby Lee and family.

Bob and Brenda Pierson

May 17th

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Ed and Rita Guinn

May 17th

So sorry for your loss!

Terri Glaspy Evans

May 18th

So sorry to hear that Lynda has passed. I will remember her bright smile and infectious laugh at our family reunions. Praying for all of you.

Leon & Glenda Sharp

May 18th

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God bless and comfort you at this time of need.

Tim and Bridget Schnautz

May 18th

So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort especially in these trying times of distancing rules. 🙏❤️ Tim and Bridget

Anita Dickerson

May 18th

So sorry for your loss. I loved visiting with her when my grand children Dakota and Jayla were at her house. Praying for comfort for your family.

David and Darlene Bonham

May 19th

Sherrie Sorry for your loss your family is in our thoughts and prayers

Terry& Diana Strutton Major

May 19th

Bob we are so sorry for your loss of your wife Lynda. Deepest sympathy and Prayers to you.

Sharon Babs

May 19th

joshua so sorry for the loss of your wonderful mother.I remember how kind she was to Cinder.

Kristy Kramer

May 19th

Robin..... I am very sorry for the loss of your mother. I remember her coming in for haircuts where I was working. Her and your Dad too.

Norma Clarner

May 19th

So very sorry to hear of Lynda passing Prayers for Robert and the family

Andi Malone

May 19th

Sorry for your loss.

May 19th

Dang. Just seen this on Facebook. Sorry Bob about U & your family's lose. Larry Coggin

Lynne Wilson

May 19th

Lynda was a great lady. She always welcomed me into her house. Robin it was great to get to know your mom. She will be dearly missed.

May 20th

Sorry for the families loss you are all in our prayers

Terry Igert

May 22nd

We are praying for your family during this time of sorrow!!!!!

Pam Wells Silvey

May 23rd

Our deepest sympathy to Lynda's family. She was in my class in school .. a very sweet girl liked by all.

Tom an carol roe

May 24th

So sorry for your loss, Linda was in my class in school

Kay benson

May 24th

So sorry for your loss, knew linda for many years an was in school with her

Pamela Benson

June 6th

I have many fond memories of our talks together. I don't think she ever met a stranger. Condolences and prayers to the family.

Carole Painter

June 8th

I just found this out! I am so sorry for your loss.



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