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Elwood Koebel

December 9, 1926 - August 15, 2016
Whitehall, MI



Friday, August 26, 2016
11:00 AM EDT
White Lake Congregational UCC
1809 S. Mears Avenue
Whitehall, MI 49461
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Muskegon County Habitat For Humanity-WL Build
280 Ottawa Street
Muskegon, MI 49442
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Brook Kelley House


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Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


Mr. Elwood Lyhmann Koebel, age 89, passed away Monday, August 15, 2016. He was born in Kirkwood, MO on December 9, 1926 to Julius & Johana (Blase) Koebel. He married the former June Litzsinger on May 24, 1958. Prior to retirement in 1991, Elwood was employed as an architectural draftsman for Casco Corporation. Elwood was a member of Samuel UCC in Clayton, MO and White Lake Congregational UCC in Whitehall, MI.


Son, Rev. Keith (Pam) Koebel of Whitehall; grandchildren, Christopher Koebel of Caledonia, Elizabeth (Josh) Beischer of Athens, Michelle (Derek) Svoboda of Brighton, Emily (Pedro) Peraza of Jerome, MI; Alison Mihm of Blue Spring, MO; great granddaughter, Madilyn Mihm; several cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife, June, in 2004 & son, Donald Charles Koebel in 1995.


Friday, August 26, 2016, 11:00 am at White Lake Congregational UCC of Whitehall with Rev. Pam Koebel officiating. MEMORIAL: Muskegon County Habitat for Humanity-WL Area Build or Brook Kelley House.