We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Upper Sandusky Location
Tim L. “Tim Buck 2” Koehler, age 63, of Carey, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2022, at his home with his family.
Tim was born on June 23, 1959, in Upper Sandusky, to Ivan and Dortha (Baker) Koehler. Tim was married to Karen Swerlein on June 12, 1992, at North Salem Lutheran Church in Upper Sandusky, and she survives in Carey.
Tim is also survived by his sons, Timothy Stever and James Teegardin both of Nevada, and Nick Koehler of Columbus, brother Allen (Brenda) Koehler of Upper Sandusky, mother in law Alice Earl, 4 sisters in law; Anna Koehler, Phyllis Koehler, Becky (Charles) Little, Vickie (Bob) Dipman, brother in law Jim (Judy) Shull, along with 12 nieces and nephews, and many great nieces and nephews.
Tim was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers Lonnie “Buck” Koehler, and Terry Koehler, and his sister Sally Shull.
Tim graduated from Upper Sandusky High School in 1977 and went on to attend The Ohio State University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. Tim had a love for writing, and he was a sportswriter for The Daily Chief Union as well as a freelance writer for The Marion Star. Tim retired from Liquibox in Upper Sandusky in 2013. Tim was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Upper Sandusky.
Tim was very proud of being a walk-on kicker for The Ohio State University, and he was also a beat reporter for the OSU Women’s Basketball Team while in college. Tim was an avid sports fan and enjoyed following the Indians, Browns, Reds, Blue Jackets, and the Columbus Crew. He also enjoyed playing golf, disc golf, bowling, softball, and he was on the Bethany Dart Ball team. Tim also enjoyed taking photos and loved all kinds of music – especially Grease the musical.
Most of all, Tim loved spending time with his family.
A memorial service for Tim Koehler will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Upper Sandusky, and will be officiated by Pastor Barry Halter Jr. Burial will follow at North Salem Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hospice of Wyandot Memorial, or The Huntington's Disease Foundation and can be sent to Lucas-Batton at 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH, 43351.
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Hospice of Wyandot Memorial
The Huntington's Disease Foundation
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