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Edward Oliver Kohn, age 82, of Bethel, MO, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at the University Medical Center in Columbia, MO.
Edward was born on June 26, 1939, in Streator, IL, the son of Lester Kohn and Irene Oller. He was united in marriage to Sharon M. Puckett on November 5, 1971 in Streator, IL. She survives.
He is also survived by his children, Kathi Mettille (Michael) of Elgin, IL, James F. Kohn (Nakia) of Clarence, MO, and Krista Buzzard of Macon, MO; grandchildren, Kelsie Banker, Jenna Leddy, Ethan Buzzard, and Gwynna Kohn; two great grandchildren, Brendan Banker and Cole Leddy; one sister, Lynda Steele; and one brother, Fred Kohn.
He is preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Shirley Kohn; and son, Eddie Kohn; sisters, Marlene Turpin and Karen Culler; and brother, Chuck Kohn.
Edward operated a tree trimming business and then raised cattle for the remainder of his life. He enjoyed listening to country music, mushroom hunting, fishing, and hunting. Edward loved spending time with his grandchildren.
A celebration of life gathering will be held from 1 pm to 2 pm on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, MO, followed by a memorial service starting at 2 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.