Victoria M. Koehn
“Vickie” M. Koehn, age 95, of Lomira, formerly of Brownsville, passed away at
Hope Health and Rehab on Thursday, February 20, 2020. She was born on February 9, 1925 on the
family farm between South Byron and Brownsville. She was the daughter of Raymond and Julia
(Rockel) Sampson. On August 7, 1947 she
married Wally Koehn at St. Paul’s in Brownsville. He was the love of her life, Wally preceded
her in death on February 23, 1998.
employed during her life at the Brownsville Canning Company, Berger’s Ladies
Apparel, and most recently at Walmart in Fond du Lac as a greeter for 14
years. She was forced to retire in 2011
due to health problems. Vickie had lived
in Brownsville all her life, living on the “Koehn” family homestead for 62
years. She was very proud of her home
and yard. Her holiday decorations were
very important to her.
was past President of the Dodge County Homemakers and past President of
Fountain City Lodge (Railroad). She was
also a Mayflower Descendent. She was a
member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Brownsville. She was a very talented lady, who could sit
down at her sewing machine and change any piece of fabric into a beautiful
piece of clothing. She could also do
plumbing, plastering, and could fix her own lawnmowers. Vickie loved her family and loved to host her
many cook-outs in her backyard. She also
loved her Korbel Brandy.
survived by her children, Bonnie Emerson of Atlanta, GA, Pennae (Alvie) Wiese
of Leroy, and James (Patti) Koehn of Fond du Lac; granddaughters, Ashley Koehn
and Angela (Orlando Jones) Koehn of Brooklyn, NY; step grandchildren, Michele
(Brian) Wix of Oakfield, Rochele (Brian Cramer) Wiese of Brownsville, and
Matthew (Jenni) Wiese of Leroy; step great grandchildren, Kyle and Kolton
Serwe, Tanner and Talon Wix, Chelsy Wiese, Chase Cramer, Jaden, Brennan, and
Braxton Wiese; step great great grandchildren, Willow Leneve and Tayden
Johnson, also twin great grandchildren due in April. Vickie is further survived by her
sister-in-law, Pat Sampson of Fond du Lac; nieces, nephews, and many
friends. She was preceded in death by
her husband; parents; in laws; sisters, Barbara Schwefel and Bertie Jacobs;
brothers, Carlton and Cecil Sampson; step grandson, Michael Wiese.
Vickie’s wishes, private visitation and funeral services will be held. Memorials in her name may be made to a
charity of your choice.
family extends a special thank you to the staff of Hope Assisted Living, Hope
Health and Rehab, and Agnesian Hospice for the care and compassion given to
Vickie of the years.
Guestbook and tribute wall may
be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.