Wavelene G. Koger, age 89, of rural Wapakoneta, Ohio passed away at 10:35 A.M. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born in Wapakoneta January 27, 1930, to the late Raymond LeRoy and Blanche G. (Fogt) Klopfenstein.
On February 8, 1952, Wavelene married Kenneth L. Koger in Lakeview, Ohio and he preceded her in death February 24, 2018. She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Kenneth Koger in 1960, and a brother, Russell L. Klopfenstein in 1966.
Wavelene is survived by a daughter, June Walker, of Aurora, Colorado; a son, Todd W. (Mark Hurtt) Koger of Columbus, Ohio; two grandchildren, Tony Laremore of Aurora, Colorado and Onni (Kurt) Heberlein of Bailey, Colorado.
Wavelene attended Botkins High School and retired from Holloway Sportswear. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, square dancing, loved her animals and was always exploring new places. She was blessed to have been able to travel to all fifty states. Wavelene most especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Pastor Ed Rinehart will officiate the funeral service at 1:00 P.M. Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center, Ohio where the family will receive friends from 11:30 A.M. until the time of the service.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the New Loramie Valley Cemetery in Botkins, Ohio.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center.
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