Marlana Richele Koehle, 26 of Altoona died early Wednesday morning November 2, 2022.
She was born November 29, 1995, in Altoona a daughter of Scott Koehle and Wendy Steinbeiser Koehle.
Surviving are he son, Sebastian “Sabby” Zepeda; mother Wendy Steinbeiser Koehle; father Scott Koehle and his wife, Angie; four brothers, Logan Koehle of Altoona, Justin Koehle of East Freedom, Chase Koehle of Peoria, AZ, and Elijah Koehle of Peoria, Arizona; a sister, Reagan Koehle of Peoria, AZ; grandmothers, Relura Steinbeiser and Nancy Koehle; aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends, especially her Mama Randazzo “family” / friends, various childhood friends that Marlana held close to her heart, her mothers’ friends that found her to be a true delight, and Sebastian’s father, Stephen “Gerb” Zepeda, with whom she shared an amazing bond.
She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Harold Steinbeiser and Charles Koehle.
Marlana loved her family more than life itself. Those not even family, she considered family. She had nicknames for just about everyone for whom she became close. She loved very hard, and every phone call ended with “I love you”. Her smile was contagious, and she lit up a room.
Marlana attended Bishop Guilfoyle High School.
Friends will be received from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday November 7, 2022, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where a memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Michael Blackie officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to a fund for her son, Sebastian Zepeda via Scott Koehle, Wendy Steinbeiser Koehle, or at Go Fund Me- https://gofund.me/7480eabf.
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