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Herbert A. Koithan

October 19, 1929 ~ May 9, 2018 (age 88)
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of the Town of Wheatfield, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in Northgate Health Care Facility.    He was born at home in Wheatfield, on October 19, 1929, the son of the late Herbert E. and Margaret (Wagner) Koithan.

Mr. Koithan graduated from North Tonawanda High School and was a lifelong dairy and fruit farmer.  He was also an exempt volunteer member of the Shawnee Fire Company and enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years.   He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church.

 Mr. Koithan is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marilyn (Hoffmeister) Koithan and was the father of David Koithan, Robert (Krisann) Koithan, Brenda (Brooks) Rimes, Kevin Koithan (Eva Liao) and Timothy (Sherrill) Koithan, 18 grandchildren - Jennifer (Kevin) Josing, Amanda (David) Benavidez, Colleen (Chris) Brown, Sarah Koithan, Kim Koithan, Melissa Koithan, Kelly (Christian) Siezega,  Kaitlyn Koithan, Allison Koithan, Jason Rimes, Nathan (Kristin) Rimes, Brett (Jocelin) Rimes, Matthew Koithan, John Koithan, Lydia Liao, Nicholas Koithan, Bailey Koithan, Jacob Koithan and 13 great grandchildren – Payton Josing, Kyle Josing, Alex Josing, Violet Benavidez, Gina Brown, Gabriella Brown, Joseph Brown, Christian Brown, Daphne Rimes, Angel Rimes, Katie Rimes, Caleb Rimes and Naomi Rimes. 

 He is also survived by his twin brother Harold (late Gloria) Koithan, a sister Lois (William) Gosch and many nieces and nephews.

Herbert was the brother of the late Ruth (late Glenn) Janowsky and Jane (late Donald) Broecker.

Private Funeral Services were held at the wishes of his family.

Interment in Wheatfield Cemetery.

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