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Erney Joe Kohl

Erney Joe Kohl, 70, died at his home on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 with loved ones around him.
Erney was born in Marysville, Calif., on June 29, 1942 to Earnest Leo Kohl and Icalone Grace Kohl.
Erney joined the US. Army in 1959 and served in Korea for one year.
He was employed with the Bureau of Land Management from 1965 to 1994.
Erney married Rosette Overton in Carson City, Nev., in August 1964. They had one son who was born in Reno, Nev., in November 1964. The couple divorced in 1967.
Erney married Elizabeth “Liz” Ann Hughes in 1974.
He was preceded in death by wife Liz in 1995.
Erney is survived by son Ernie Joe Kohl; grandson Matthew J. Kohl; step-daughters Sandra and Pamela; sisters Shirley J. Bush of Lakeview and Helen F. Kohl of Burns; numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 in the Burns Cemetery.
Contributions in Erney’s memory can be made to Harney County Humane Society in care of LaFollette’s Chapel, P.O. Box 488, Burns 97720.

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