Retired West Allis firefighter celebrates 104 years of life

  • Source: WTMJ-TV 4 Milwaukee
  • Published: 01/10/2018 12:00 AM

A former firefighter who served with the West Allis Fire Department is celebrating more than 100 years of life. “It feels good, but I don’t run anymore," Bill Koehn said. Bill Koehn may not run anymore, but at age 104 he can still pop champagne with the best of ‘em, especially when surrounded by friends and family. “Dad often tells the story about why he’s still here," Kathy Kuck said. "He said his guardian angel tells him that you can’t go until you get it right," she continued. Dressed in his favorite red vest with party beads around his neck, Bill celebrates yet another birthday with the people who mean the most to him. "He's a very humble man. Very low-key, very humble, but just that solid rock," Kuck said.


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