Mr. Kenneth Marlowe Coulter, 86, of Knoxville, Md., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
He was the husband of Roberta (Bertie), his wife of 64 years.
Born March 14, 1925, in Yarrowsburg, Md., he was the son of the late Edward and Blanche Coulter.
Kenneth retired from Washington Terminal after 36 years of service with Amtrak.
He was a life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1136, and a member of Moose Lodge 1582, both of Brunswick.
Kenneth loved to work on his cars in his garage in his spare time. He was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan and enjoyed watching their games. He also enjoyed going to Denny's Restaurant, hunting mushrooms, feeding the birds, fixing his tractors and feeding treats to his granddoggies.
In addition to his loving wife, Roberta, he is survived by his five daughters, Sharon (Cookie) Miller and husband, Buck, Cheryl Staubs and significant other, Robert Sterling, Nancy Coulter, Kim Sigler and significant other, Mark Ahalt, and Donna Coulter and significant other, Mike Jennings; his grandchildren, Lisa Miller and significant other, Bill Shuff, Michelle Staubs and significant other, Blane Bidle, and Kenneth Randall Staubs; a great-grandchild, Taylor Miller; a brother, James Coulter, and wife, Elaine; sisters, Helen Horning and Pauline Coulter; a sister-in-law, Joann Coulter, and a dear family friend, Rose Myers. He will also be remembered by his numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Mae Coulter; brothers, Augustus and Ronald Coulter; and his sisters, Rosalie Burger and Mildred Constable.
The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. at Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, Md., with The Rev. Alan Smith officiating.
Interment will be in the Brownsville Church of the Brethren Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Rd., Brownsville, MD 21715.
The family would like to thank all of the physicians who cared for Kenneth. A special thanks to Dr. Hiren Shah and Dr. Jeffrey Cowen, and the staff at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
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