Obituary published July 10, 2014 in The Mexico Ledger

Herb Koshinski, 89, of Mexico, passed away at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Monroe Manor in Paris.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Arnold Funeral Home. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.   
Herb was born Oct. 3, 1924 in Decatur, Illinois, the son of Emil and Agnes (Brammerbush) Koshinski.   He married Diana Thrall on September 5, 1975 in Farmer City, IL.   She survives.
Mr. Koshinski was a member of the Lutheran Church in Decatur, Illinois. He was a farmer by profession and enjoyed sitting in his swing under a shade tree looking at his farm and cattle.   He loved fishing, travelling and spending time with his grandchildren.  
Survivors include his wife, Diana of the home; his children by marriage, Scott (Lynn) Hunt of Mexico, Sandra Weber of Mexico, Laura (Paul) Wade of Clinton, Illinois, Julie (Corey) Nettles of Columbia, and Bill (Kelly) Hunt of Thompson; their 13 grandchildren and Honorary Pallbearers, Lindsey & Dalton Hunt, Austin, Kirby & Andrew Weber, Jake & Emily Wade, Cole, Wade & Kalina Nettles, Sam, Mikayla & Clayton Hunt; his children, Eric (Shelly) Koshinski, Bob (Debbie) Koshinski, Terry (Carol) Koshinski, Loretta (Cris) Rogers, Penny (Jim) Stephenson and John Koshinski, all of Clinton, Illinois; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Johnson of Chino Valley, Arizona; and his “little buddy” and constant companion, Pepper.
Herb was preceded in death by three brothers, Eddie, Don and Arthur Koshinski; and two sisters, Norma Garren and Dorothy Hartley.
Memorial donations may be made to the Little Dixie Shrine Club or the Audrain County Dream Factory. Both may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.
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