Sheldon T. Kooken
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Visitation:  MONDAY, February 5, 2018:  2-4 & 7-9 pm at The Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst.

Service:  TUESDAY, February 6, 2018: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Mother of Devine Grace Chapel at Infant of Prague Church, Cheektowaga.

KOOKEN - Sheldon T.
January 30, 2018;
beloved husband of 67
years to LaVerne (nee
Kamholz) Kooken;
loving and faithful Dad
to Sharon M. Kooken,
Cynthia A. (Michael)
Weis and the late Jeffrey T. Kooken;
dear grandfather of Mark R. and Kyle M.
Weis; brother of Carl J. (the late Irene)
Kooken; brother-in-law of Mary (late
Ronald) Kamholz, Wayne (Arlene)
Kamholz and the late Audrey (Floyd)
Honsinger; also survived by many
nieces and nephews. Family and friends
may call Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the
DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC.,
2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst. A
Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated on Tuesday at 10 AM in the
Mother of Divine Grace Chapel at Infant
of Prague Church, 921 Cleveland Dr.,
Cheektowaga, please assemble at the
Chapel. Sheldon was a proud Veteran
of the US Navy serving in the Pacific
during WWII, a member of Millennium
Lodge, No. 1179, F&AM, volunteered at
St. Joseph’s Hospital for 28 years, long
active in Boy Scouts, Cleveland Hill
Little League and coached Cleveland
Hill girls softball for 15 years. He was
also an avid bowler and pinochle player.
Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials
may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. or
Friends of the City of Buffalo Animal
Shelter. Online condolences may be
shared at www.thedietrichfuneralhome.com

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