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Wesley Milton Koran Jr.

Jul 12, 1939 - Nov 18, 2020


Wesley Milton Koran, Jr., 81, of Sheboygan, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Wesley was born in Sturgeon Bay, WI to the late Wesley M. Koran Sr. and Laura (Bernard) Koran. After graduation from Sheboygan Central High School, Wesley joined the United States Marine Corp and then followed in his father’s footsteps and went on to serve in the United States Coast Guard. He dedicated 42 years to Kohler Co. as a Lab Technician. He had the honor to carve the face of the Kohler Medallion. Some of Wesley’s greatest joys were spending time with family, woodworking and sharing his craftsman’s skills with others. He was proud of the house he built in Cascade, WI and enjoyed working in his yard.

Wesley will be missed by the love of his life, Suzan (Brown) Koran who shared with him 41 years of marriage; his four children, Nicki (Bob), Dale (Tina), Shelby (Christopher) and Wesley III (Angela); 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; brothers Duane and Larry Sr. Wesley is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Wesley M. Koran, Jr., is preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law, Karen Koran.

There will be a public visitation on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, WI. A private family service will be held. Masks are required and physical distancing will be observed.

Condolences may be expressed online at


Date: Tuesday Nov 24, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



Guestbook Entries SIGN GUESTBOOK

Diane and Paul Gulbrand

Koran family, we send our deepest condolences to you at the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. May your many memories console you today and as you continue to grieve his loss. Sincerely, Diane and Paul

Barb marty

Sue, so sad to see the The passing of Wes. Such a great friend he was to both Norm and I. Things become so different when you lose your partner. Sending prayers and hugs to you and your family. Take care my dear friend!

Mark Sauer

In 1961 at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Wes took me under his wing and helped me. What a wonderful experience! My condolences.

Donna Brunnbauer

Sending our deepest sympathy to the family and our thoughts and prayers

Karen Stocker

Aunt Sue and Family, We wish all of you our deepest sympathies on your loss.Thoughts and Prayers are with all of you! Love John and Karen Stocker and family.

Martin Mulewa

It is hard to bid good bye. My mind is sorrowful for the lose. Memories are hard to forget. I have no word to soothe you.At peace in heaven. Deepest condolences to the Koran family RIP Grandpa Wes

Darleen Buchholz

Take heart in the stories and memories,in the laughter and love,in the tears and hugs. Take heart in the celebration of a life well-lived. With Sincere Sympathy

Rosemary &Tom Nelson

We are very sorry to learn of Wes' passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you and family.

Tom and Pat Strigel

Sue and family, Our sincere condolences. You have many good memories to help console you at this sad time.

Kaylene and Bill Baetz

Our Deepest Sympathy and prayers to the entire Koran Families.


Words can't express all the memories we hold dear of Dad2. He was one of our greatest supporters and a very loving friend. and confidante. He was one of the only people I learned NOT to argue with- as I'd NEVER win. My thoughts are with all of you as you suffer this great loss and he enjoys his rewards in Heaven.