In Memory of

Joseph John Kohn

November 15, 1945 - November 25, 2019
From: Cherokee, IA

Joseph “Joe” Kohn, the son of Marvin and Martha (Nilles) Kohn, was born November 15, 1945, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from I.C. High School in 1964. After high school, Joe worked at Perrin Fur Farm for a short time and then worked for Lubeck Oil in Cherokee for 44 years until its closing.

 On November 16, 1968, he was united in marriage to Judy Roggow at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee and to this union two sons were born; Joel and Jason. Following her passing in 1971, he was united in marriage to Joyce Schweitzberger at the Immaculate Conception Catholic in Cherokee. They were blessed with five children.

 Joe was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, and bowling. He also liked playing golf, attending to his flower garden, watching and feeding birds, and woodworking. Joe also loved working on cars with Francis Heid at the racetrack. Most of all, Joe enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

 On Monday, November 25, 2019, Joe passed away at a Sioux City hospital at the age of 74. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Judy (Roggow) Kohn; one sister Cookie Simmons; and his parents, Marvin and Martha Kohn.

 He is survived by his wife Joyce Kohn of Cherokee, IA; his children: Joel (Cindy) Kohn of Cherokee, IA, Jason (Sara) Kohn of Cherokee, IA, Jeff (Angie) Kohn of Ida Grove, IA, Aaron (Aimee) Kohn of Cherokee, IA,  Sherry Miller of Carlisle, IA, John and (Jodi) Kohn of Cherokee, IA, Gena (Jared) Leonard of Cherokee, IA;  17 grandchildren: Jacob, Adam, Kelsee, Tyler, Ryan, Katie, Nathanael, Carson, Jonathan, Lillian, Kaitlyn, Lydia, Alex, Cameron, Bailee, Chris, and Nick; three great-grandchildren, Brodie, Foster, and Huxley; siblings, Charles (Jill) Kohn of Thornton, CO, Connie (Gary) Olsen of Cherokee, IA, Judy (Ray) Gum of Sutherland, IA, Leo (Theresa) Kohn of Cherokee, IA;  and Kathy (Jon) Miller of Cherokee, IA; brothers-in-law, Gary (Linda) Simmons of Cherokee, IA, Steve (Barb) Roggow of Marion, IA, and Dean (Deb) Roggow of Cedar Rapids, IA; also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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SERVICES
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 2, 2019, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee.
OFFICIATING
Father Mark Stoll
CASKET BEARERS
Joel Kohn
Jason Kohn
Aaron Kohn
Jeff Kohn
John Kohn
Jared Leonard
VISITATION
Visitation for the public will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday, with the family present at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. There will be a 4:00 p.m wake service Sunday, following the visitation at the funeral home.
INTERMENT
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa

Condolences

Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9:58 AM
“Sorry to hear of Joe's passing . Thoughts and prayers.”
- Jerry and Vicki Menke
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 4:07 PM
“Kohn family iam so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Just remember all the good memories with him. πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»”
- Amy Strahmann
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11:41 AM
“Joe and I were classmates at I.C. He was always kind and respectful and happy. Our thoughts and prayers to your family...Sue Nixon”
- Bill and Sue (Clark) Nixon
Friday, November 29, 2019 at 12:32 PM
“So sorry to hear of Joes passing. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Paulette Kroll
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 3:41 PM
“So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers to you and yours.”
- Mary Morris
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 11:58 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Kohn family at this most difficult time.
I will always remember the good time growing up with the Kohn family.”
- Tom Blankenbaker
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 11:58 AM
“I am so so so sorry for your loss.”
- heidi a scott
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 11:58 AM
“Many kind thoughts for Joe's family! Am sure he is finally without pain and discomfort!!

Rest Easy, Joe!!
- Ronnie and Janice Witcombe
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 11:58 AM
“We are so very sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult timeπŸ™πŸ»”
- Doug&Tamie Mummert
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