Joseph W. Koudele, 90, died August 14, 2011, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan, a few days before his 91st birthday. He was born on Aug. 21, 1920, in Wahoo, Neb.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday at First Congregational Church, UCC, Manhattan with the Rev. R. Kent Cormack officiating.
Cremation with a private inurnment service will take place at Sunrise Cemetery, Manhattan.
Memorial contributions may be given to First Congregational Church, UCC, Manhattan, KS (to be used for church property upkeep), or to Kansas State University Gardens in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Online condolences for the family may be left through the funeral home website: http://www.ymlfuneralhome.com.