Originally Published: November 17, 2016 6 a.m.
Kurt “BJ” Albert Koehler IV was born on April 26, 1988, In Ithaca, New York and passed away on Nov. 14, 2016, in Prescott Valley, Arizona. He is survived by his parents, Kurt Albert and Jill Smith Koehler of Prescott Valley, Arizona, his sister, Melanie Sonya Koehler of Prescott Arizona, and many aunts, uncles and cousins in the Mertz Family of Mesa, Arizona, the Koehler Family of Cortland, New York and the Smith Family of Groton, New York. Kurt enjoyed his music and was an accomplished self-taught guitarist. He was an avid computer gamer and networked with a wide group of online friends. Kurt loved comedy, had a wonderful sense of humor and was always able to make people laugh. Anyone who ever made his acquaintance liked him; everyone who knew him loved him. He was a wonderful son, a good friend to so many and a noble man of great character and integrity. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him. No services are planned at this time. Condolences may be sent to www.ruffnerwakelin.com
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