Eugene "Gene" I. Woehl entered his eternal resting place on February 3, 2018 in Overland Park, Kansas at The Forum at Overland Park surrounded by family.
Gene was born on October 22, 1920 in Burke, South Dakota to William and Magdalena (Schrader) Woehl.
Gene attended country schools in the Burke area and worked on the farm until World War II when he was inducted into the Army at Fort Crook Nebraska on July 28, 1942. From there he was assigned to the CAAF in Coffeyville, Kansas where he spent 25 months in the Quartermaster 908. Gene married Gladys Beatrice Lamb on May 7, 1943. Thereafter he was sent to Greensboro, North Carolina where he shipped out to Iceland for one year.
He was honorably discharged on February 5, 1946 and returned to Coffeyville where he and Gladys established their home, where they raised two daughters, Janet and Cathy. They celebrated 60 wonderful years of marriage prior to Gladys' death in August of 2003.
Gene worked for Fred Kistler Oil Company for 3 years and owned two Page milk routes for 7 years. In April 1958, he began working with the City of Coffeyville and on February 28, 1983, he retired as Superintendent of the Water Treatment and Waste Water Plant.
Gene was a member of the First Baptist Church of Coffeyville, where he served as a deacon.
Gene is preceded in death by his wife Gladys; his parents; two brothers, Harry Woehl and Don Woehl; and three sisters, Anna Smith, Esther Lindwurm and Doris Olsen. He is survived by his daughters, Janet Reincke and Cathy Beeson and her husband Robert; granddaughters, Jaime Beeson Kim and her husband David, and Mandy Neddo and her husband Rob; great grandchildren, Adalyn and Ethan Neddo and Aiden Kim; sisters, Viola Cline and Velma Vance; brothers, Bob Woehl and his wife Lorraine, Kenneth Woehl and his wife Barbara; sister-in-law, Nancy Woehl; brother-in-law, Willie Lindwurm; and many nieces and nephews.
Gene was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother to his loving family and had a deep abiding faith that carried him through several surgeries and illnesses.
Graveside services will be held under the direction of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Fairview Cemetery, 2400 Woodland Ave., Coffeyville, Kansas. Rev. Dr. J. Dean McNamara of the First Baptist Church will be officiating. Friends are invited to sign the register at the Chapel on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. prior to the service. The family has requested memorial contributions be made payable to the American Diabetes Association and may be left in care of the chapel or mailed to Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel, 2405 Woodland Ave., Coffeyville, Kansas 67337. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com