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Zachariah Aaron Koerner

Born: Wed., Jun. 12, 2002
Died: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Location: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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Stevensville - Zachariah Aaron Koerner of Stevensville, MT returned to his heavenly home on January 17, 2019. He was born on June 12, 2002 in Missoula, Montana, the son of the late Cindy Lee Smith-Koerner and Keith S. Koerner. Zack was a student at Stevensville High School where he was a member of the Speech and Debate team. He also was a member of the Business Professionals of America and the Boys Scouts of America. Zack loved anime, video games, movie trivia, and playing board games with family and friends. Zack loved history, and hoped to become a voice actor. He was a beloved son, brother, cousin, and friend who kept everyone laughing day and night. Words cannot describe how much he will be missed by his family and friends. Zack is preceded in death by his mother, Cindy Lee Smith-Koerner and his grandparents. He is survived by his father Keith of Stevensville; siblings Derek (Kim) of Seattle, WA, Josh (Tami) of Florence, Gabe (Loni) of Missoula, Amanda Leavitt (Rob) of Meridian, ID, Cassie of Boise, ID, Christy Child (Nathan) of Boise, ID, Tracy Smith of Spokane, WA, Tyler Smith (Summer) of Plano, TX, and Noah of Stevensville; 21 nieces and nephews and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Pallbearers include Derek Koerner, Josh Koerner, Gabe Koerner, Rob Leavitt, Nathan Child, Tyler Smith, and Noah Koerner. Memorial services will be held Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Stevensville, MT, 100 Middle Burnt Fork Road with Bishop Terry Maki officiating. Graveside services will immediately follow at the Riverside Cemetery in Stevensville. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Stevensville Community Foundation on behalf of Zachariah Koerner. Donations may be mailed to Stevensville Community Foundation at P.O. Box 413 Stevensville, MT 59870. Contact (406) 239-5726.

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Don and Donna Murphy
   Posted Mon January 21, 2019
Dear Keith and Noah,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Noah. If we can help in any way let us know.
Don and Donna

Betty Landwehr
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
Oh, Keith! I cannot imagine what you and your children are going through during this stressful time. Please know you have many friends who care about you and little Noah. May God hold you all in his big arms and keep you safe and strong.
Betty Landwehr

Vickie Vernon
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
Words seem so feeble, in moments like these. Life is so precious, and death such a thief. The depth of your pain I cannot comprehend, I'll be here for you in the darkness and sorrow. Zack will always be held in our hearts. Always in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless

Bill and Erika Rea
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
Keith and your family are all in 9ur thoughts and prayers. We pray that GOD will give you all confort, and peace, and strength to get throught the difficult times and days ahead. I have no words other than i am so sorry. You all have family and friends who love you and will be there for you.

Susan & Richard Nelson
   Posted Sat January 26, 2019
Keith, our hearts are with you. Please know you can count on us if there is anything we can do to help in any way.

Stephanie Reynolds
   Posted Sun January 27, 2019
I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear child. I hope you find comfort in Jesus words at John 5:28,29. There Jesus promised a resurrection of our loved ones. This beautiful hope can sustain us during times of grief. If you would like to learn more about the resurrection hope and ways to cope with grief, please visit jw.org. Please accept my condolences.

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