King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – William H. Koellner, 82, Fort Madison


William H. Koellner, 82, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 5:23 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.  He was born on February 11, 1936 in Burlington, IA to Paul & Helen Krieger Koellner.  He married Jane M. Pollmeier on August 30, 1958 in Fort Madison, IA.  He was a hospital administrator for Sacred Heart Hospital & Fort Madison Community Hospital and hospitals in Bloomfield, IA, Bethany, MO & Scotland, SD.  He was a member of Holy Family Parish, Knights of Columbus and the Fort Madison Rotary Club.  He enjoyed gardening and yardwork.


Bill is survived by: his wife: Jane Koellner of Fort Madison, IA; 2-sons: Tim (Pam) Koellner of O’Fallon, MO & Mark Koellner of Fort Madison, IA; 3-daughters: Ann (Tony) Pesnell of Tucson, AZ, Kelly (Ernie) Marsan of Huntington, CT & Sarah (Tony) Hughes of Urbandale, IA; 1-granddaughter: Hannah Hughes of Urbandale, IA; 7-step grandchildren; 10-step great grandchildren; 1-brother: Paul (Mary Ann) Koellner of Portage, MI; 2-sister in laws: Julia Koellner of Fort Madison, IA & Patti Koellner of South Bend, IN.  He was preceded in death by: his parents, 1-granddaughter: Shelby Hughes, 1-step granddaughter: Falynn Lewis, 2-brothers: Pat & John.

Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018 where the family will receive friends from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a Christian Wake Service to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday evening at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  The family will also receive friends from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Ss. Mary & Joseph Church with Rev. Mark P. Spring officiating.  Burial will be held at Gethsemane Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for Holy Trinity Catholic Schools or Holy Family Parish.  Online condolences and a video tribute of Bill’s life may be viewed at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website:

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