Allan Eugene Kochell

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Allan Eugene Kochell, 65, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin.

He was born Oct. 7, 1951, in Danville, Ill., the son of Robert and Doris (Hansborough) Kochell.

On May 7, 2010, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Nickiey Nelson, who survives.

Additional survivors include: three sons, Bobby Clark and Todd Clark and his wife Tina all of Brazil, Ind., and Bobby Kochell and his wife Ally of Rocky Comfort; three daughters, Punky Spivey of Covington, Ind., Angie Swinford of Danville, Ill., and Amber Wise and her husband Clint of Exeter; two brothers, Robert Kochell and Fred Kochell both of Danville, Ill.; two sisters, Sheryl Donnelly and her husband Jim and Ida Clemments and her husband Bill all of Danville, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

He grew up and received his education in Danville, Ill. He had served in the U.S. Army. For several years, he was a truck driver. Six years ago, he moved to Wheaton to make his home.

A celebration of life will be held May 6 in Danville, Ill. Cremation arrangements are under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.

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