Lowell “Emil” Dean Koerting of Amarillo, Texas went to be with the Lord on April 12, 2020 at the age of 81.
Emil was born on April 21, 1938 in Norfolk, Nebraska to Paul and Irene (Weich) Koerting. He graduated from Norfolk High School and attended Northwest Community College in Norfolk and Wayne State College in Wayne Nebraska. Emil participated and excelled in football, basketball, and baseball. He was an avid golfer and die-hard Nebraska Husker football fan.
He enjoyed holiday gatherings with family and friends and spending time with his grandchildren. Emil was a meat grader with the USDA for 35 years.
Emil was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Glen Koerting and Fern Koerting Claus.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Diana “Red” Cook Koerting, his son Tom and wife Kendra Koerting, his son Tim and wife Dianne Koerting and daughter Jill and Steve O’Grady. Also, his grandchildren Kimberly Blankenship, Seth Koerting, Kyle and wife Hilary Koerting, Kelsey Hartman, Katie and husband Anthony Adolay, Patrick Patterson, Jennifer O’Grady and Collin O’Grady. His great granddaughter Sadie Blankenship and great grandsons Owen Hartman, Noah Blankenship and Kayden Adolay.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 5005 I-40W, Amarillo, Texas 79106