Donald James Koehler, 84, formerly of Woodstock, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Pekin.
He was born Oct. 21, 1929, to Orlo O. and Berniece (Sweet) Koehler in Akron, Ohio.
He was a United States Army veteran, stationed in Germany during the Korean War.
He attended school in Woodstock and was a graduate of Woodstock High School. A graduate of the University of Illinois, he was a professional land surveyor and was a member of the Professional Land Surveyors Organization.
Survivors include his wife, Lorraine; a daughter, Delight Bernath; and two grandchildren, Stuart and April Bernath; two brothers, Robert (Jane) Koehler, Woodstock, and Judge Ward Koehler, El Paso, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Blanche Thompson Koehler and brothers, Richard and Forbes.
Services were held July 3 in Pekin.