Garden City- David B. “Coaltrain” Koelzer, 76, died on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City. He was born on January 21, 1944 at Friona, Texas the son of Ben & Elizabeth (Jesko) Koelzer. He married Suzy Bedford on June 20, 1970 at Dalhart, Texas. He later married Linda M. Jackson on August 30, 2008 at Satanta.
David grew up in Texas and served in the National Guard after graduating high school. He lived in Satanta for many years where he was a truck driver and Assistant Pastor at the First Church in Satanta. In 2008 he moved to Garden City and was a truck driver for PMS Liquid Protein and then with his Step-Son at M and M Transport of Lakin. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing his guitar and singing at church.
He is survived by his Wife- Linda Koelzer of Garden City, Son- Ben Koelzer of Amarillo, Texas, Daughter- Mandy Sunderland of Satanta, Step-Daughters- Melissa Munoz and Tammy Munoz both of Garden City, Step-Son- Matthew Daniels of Lakin, Brother- James Koelzer of Hereford, Texas, Sister- Judy Koelzer of Friona, Texas, 11 Grandchildren and 8 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Parents, 3 Brothers and 2 Sisters.
Graveside Service will be at 11:00 AM Tuesday at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City with Pastor Tom Massey officiating. Friends may call from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Memorials are suggested to David Koelzer Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Garnand Funeral Home 412 North 7th Garden City, Ks 67846 620-276-3219