Roma Jean Koehn, 73, of Galva, KS, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 6, 2018, surrounded by family at McPherson Hospital. She retired in 2008 as director of the Galva Senior Center. She worked at the Galva Grocery Store, sold Avon, and worked as a cook at Canton-Galva Grade School. She was also owner of Koehn’s Corner and R & J Ceramics.
Roma was born on March 26, 1945, in McPherson, KS, the daughter of Frear Rome and Esther Ellen (Wayman) Sutphin. She graduated from Galva High School in 1963. On May 15, 1963, Roma was united in marriage to Kenneth D. Koehn in Galva, KS.
She was a member of Galva United Methodist Church. She was the secretary for the trustees and administrative council at church. She was also a board member of the Galva Museum.
Survivors include: her husband, Kenneth of the home; two sons, Jeff (Jill) Koehn of Inman, KS and Shawn (Jeannie) Koehn of Galva, KS; sister, Patti (Ronnie) Gaines of Burns, KS; sisters-in-law, Marie Bandy of McPherson, KS, Karolyn (Russell) Moors of McPherson, KS, Sharon (Jerry) Stubby of Inman, KS, and Jeanette Logback of Moundridge, KS; and four grandchildren, Conner Koehn, T.J. Koehn, Ashley Koehn, and Megan Koehn.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thursday, October 11, 2018, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, October 12, at Galva United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Miller officiating. A private graveside service will be at Empire Cemetery, Galva.
Memorial donations may be given to Galva United Methodist Church or Galva Senior Center in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Roma Jean Koehn please visit our Sympathy Store.