Mary Lee Koehler

Mary L. Koehler, 90, of Olathe, KS passed away Wed., July 8, 2020 at Aberdeen Village in Olathe, KS.


Mary was born May 12, 1930 to the late Howard and Mildred Docker in Overland Park, KS.  She graduated from North High School in 1948.  Mary was a proud lifelong resident of Overland Park, and was an active member of the Overland Park Historical Society. She also enjoyed writing poems and jokes to share with family and friends. 


Mary is preceded in death by her sons, Skip and Scott Mills; her husbands Wayne Mills and Dutch Koehler; step sons, Victor and Claude Koehler; a brother, Howard Docker and wife Marilyn.  Mary is survived by her son, Bill Mills and his wife Donna Rasco; 4 grandchildren, David A. Mills and wife Sarah; David H. Mills; Christine Johnson and husband Jeffrey; Erin Culbertson and husband Greg; step granddaughters Melinda Barbi and Jenny Koehler; daughter in law Barb Smith and husband Bob; a nephew, Bruce Docker and wife Judy; two nieces, Connie Bency and husband Mike; Suzanne LeBlanc and husband Bill; and ten great grandchildren.  


Visitation and Services

Graveside services will be Friday, July 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Forest Hill Cemetery in  KC, MO. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Tues. at the funeral home.  Due to COVID restrictions, graveside services will be limited to 45 people and social distancing and masks will be required.   

Memorial Contributions

Memorial contributions may be made to the Great Plains ASPCA; 5428 Antioch Dr.; Merriam, KS, 66202. 

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2 Comments on “Mary Lee Koehler”

  1. John & Mary Adams Says:

    Sorry to hear about Mary. My deepest sympathies to you and your family. The world lost a great woman and I am honored to have worked for her; she was a wonderful person! Will miss seeing both him and her at the grocery store!

    John and Mary Adams

  2. Nancy J Mills Brown Says:

    My deepest sympathy, to the entire family. Grandma Koehler, was an amazing woman and we loved her, so very much.

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