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Janet L. (Rice) Koehne, formerly of Du Quoin

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    Janet Koehne

 
updated: 7/16/2020 2:16 PM

Janet L. (Rice) Koehne, 80, formerly of Du Quoin, passed away June 30, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois.

She was born on Nov. 29, 1939 in Du Quoin to Zeb and Gertrude (Bowles) Rice, both of whom preceded her in death.

Janet was a longtime resident of Springfield. She was a homemaker who enjoyed reading, sewing and baking apple pies for family birthdays. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her sisters, Frances DeWitt of Texas and Carol Norman of Springfield; daughter, Beth (Jerry) Winter of Springfield; two grandchildren, Donnie and Lindsay; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and cousins, David (Jane) of Indiana and Dennis (Isabelle) of Canada.

A graveside service will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Du Quoin.

Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of arrangements. www.vancilmurphy.com.