Rosie May (Koehn) Eicher

Published 11:47 am Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Rosie May (Koehn) Eicher passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in her home in Walnut Hill, Fla., with her family surrounding her bedside.
She was born on Oct. 16, 1944, in Kansas, and celebrated her 70th birthday two weeks before her passing.

She was married to Eldon Eicher of Walnut Hill, Fla., on March 30, 1975, making Walnut Hill her home. She was a fine homemaker, and also worked at the Atmore Community Hospital and later at a doctor’s office as a transcriptionist. She was diagnosed with cancer about 10 years ago, and fought that battle until her passing. She will be sadly missed by all that knew her.

She is survived by her husband, Eldon, of 39 years, two sons, Leonard of Scenic Ridge, Ohio, and John and wife Kristen, Walnut Hill; two precious grandsons; one sister and three brothers and her father, Leon Lewellyn Koehn.

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She was preceded in death by her mother; both parents-in-law and one brother-in-law.

Funeral services were held Monday morning, Nov. 3, at 10:30 a.m. at the Walnut Hill Mennonite Church.
Visitation was held at the Walnut Hill Mennonite Church on Sunday evening, Nov. 2, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge of arrangements.