June 27, 1929 - December 8, 2018
Hazel Jean Miller Koehn Ewalt died peacefully on December 8, 2018 at the age of 89 years, 5 months, 11 days. She was born to the late Roy H. and Ruby E. (Severns) Miller on June 27, 1929 at Geneva, Nebraska. She was one of 7 children in the family and attended district #30 school thru 8th grade, graduating high school at Geneva, Nebraska in 1947. She was baptized in the EUB Chelsea Church in 1929. On August 10, 1947, she married Reginald R. Koehn of Exeter, Nebraska at the Exeter Methodist Church. They made their home on the family farm northwest of Exeter. They were the parents of 3 children. For many years, she enjoyed her vegetable garden; tending it in the early morning hours. A joy of farm living was seeing the beautiful sunrises and sunsets. She enjoyed sewing and doing needlework. Family vacations and meals together were an enjoyment to her. She was a member of the United Church of Christ of Exeter and was active in church and community activities, serving on boards and committees, especially when they involved her children. She was also a member of the Eastern Star. In 1974, Reginald and Hazel moved from the family farm to their home in Exeter where he passed away in August of 1989. In 1993, she married Robert L. Ewalt of Geneva. They enjoyed traveling and winter trips to Florida. In 2005 they moved from Geneva to York; Robert passed away in 2007. She continued in their home until 2018 when she moved to Lincoln. Preceding her in death were her parents, Roy H. and Ruby E. Miller; brothers Charles, Clair and Irvin; sisters-in-law Mildred Miller and Charlene Miller; sisters Marie Andrews, Suzanne Koozer, Joann Jackson; and brother-in-law Bill Jackson. Hazel is survived by her children Lynda (Jim Norman) Walker-Norman; Thomas (Theresa) Koehn, and Pamela (John) Prosser; grandchildren Matthew (Shelly) Walker and Mitchell (Cassie) Walker, Shana (John) Mayberry, Carlie (Jarad) Kinyoun, Shellie (friend Alan Buntemeyer) Koehn, Tyler Koehn, Joshua Hansen, Jeremiah (friend Alicia Allen) Hansen, Chance Prosser; great grandchildren Cash and Cane Walker, Cade Mashburn, Ridley Hazel Walker, McKenzie and Jayden Mayberry, Paityn Kinyoun, London and Sawyer Buntemeyer; brother-in-law Lynn Koozer ; Sister-in-law Kay Miller; step-children Barbara Kamler, Penny (Daniel) Aspegren, Steven (Sally) Ewalt; step-grandchildren Chad (Kristina) Kamler and Kyle Kamler, Derek (Kendra) Aspegren and Ryan (Lindsey) Aspegren, Jillian (Shaun) Hammer, Maddie (Roby) Taylor; step great grandchildren Delaney and Cole Kamler, Dreya & Brecken Aspegren, Taylee Aspegren, Hoyt and Dylan Hammer, Ellynn and Jack Taylor; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Hazel Jean Miller Koehn Ewalt died peacefully on December 8, 2018 at the age of 89 years, 5 months, 11 days. She was born to the late Roy H. and Ruby E. (Severns) Miller on June 27, 1929 at Geneva, Nebraska. She was one of 7 children in the... View Obituary & Service Information
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