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Harold Koughn – Metz Mortuary

    Harold W. Koughn
    Harold W. Koughn, age 78 of Gresham, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 in York.

    He was born Oct. 25, 1938 in Columbia City, Ind. to Elgie and Edith (Schaeffer) Koughn. Harold served as a lay minister through the Salvation Army for many years, serving where ever he may be called to do so. He also served as a Methodist Minister for the past 12 years. On Sept. 8, 2001 Harold married Marsha Pacholke in Monroe, Iowa. They moved to Gresham, and enjoyed taking their dogs (Jake, Jake Jr. and Baby Jake) to several different nursing homes for pet therapy.

    Harold is survived by his wife, Marsha Koughn of Gresham; sons, Hal (Carolyn) Koughn, of Chicago, Ill. and Jonathan Koughn of Nevada, Iowa; daughter, Jeannie Koughn of Sturgis, Mich. and son, John (Pamela) Turnipseed of Lincoln. Harold is also survived by his five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; aunt, Rita Jackson of Columbia City, Ind. along with several nieces, nephews and friends.

    He is preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter, Rebecca and his three sisters, Lois, Joy, and Doris.

    Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday Dec. 10, 2016 at First United Methodist Church in Utica with the Reverend Tamara Holtz officiating. Cremation, no visitation. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.​

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