Obituary of Eric C. Koehne
Koehne, Eric C., 51, died suddenly on Monday, April 5, 2021. Eric was born and raised in Gilette, before moving to Lyndhurst in 2002, where he has lived since. Eric was a Marine Corp Veteran serving durng the Persian Gulf War 1990-1993. Stationed in El Toro, California, he was then deployed to Northern Iraq, where he worked with the British SAS. After his tour of duty, Eric began working for PATH, Jersey City as a track inspector. A very patriotic man, Eric was proud to be a Marine. He was an adoring father, great husband, and good friend, His lifes enjoyments were spending time with his family, trips to Disney and his dogs. He will be missed deeply by all who knew him. Eric is survived by his beloved, wife of 19 years, Janice (nee Kern) Koehne, his cherished children, Kylie and Colton, his dear parents, Carl & Victoria Koehne (nee Kushner), his mother in-law & father in-law, Renate & Martin Kern, his sisters, Victoria Goethals and Suzy Koehne, his brothers-in-law, Peter Kern & his wife, Sheila, Stephen Kern & his wife, Adrienne and by his nephews and nieces, Jackson, Nathan, Savannah, India, Charlie, Alexis, Emily and Elizabeth.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation held at the Nazare Memorial Home, Inc, 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst on Friday, April 9, 2021 from 4 to 8 PM. All will gather directly at East Ridgelawn Crematory , 255 Main Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07013, Saturday, April 10, 2021 for an 11 AM Funeral Service. Cremation private. In lieu of flowers and in honor of Eric's service, please consider a donation in his memory to Semper Fi & America's Fund, 825 College Blvd., Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057 or online by clicking here. Please express condolences to Eric's family by using our tribute wall.
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