Monday, July 9th, 2012
Mary M. Kohn, 79, Coldwater, died July 8, 2012, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born Sept. 14, 1932, in Philothea to August and Margaret Puthoff Wenning. On Oct. 20, 1951, she married Carl H. Kohn, who died May 4, 2009.
Surviving are four children, Kathy (John) Spoltman, Chickasaw, Ron (Carol) Kohn, Celina, Gerry (Connie) Kohn, Philothea, and Kris (Jeff) Boise, Coldwater; three sisters, Joan Kemper, St. Henry, Bernie Meiring, Celina, and Margie (Jack) Moeller, St. Louis, Mo.; a sister-in-law, Donna Spencer, Celina; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are a sister and brother-in-law, Rita and Paul Bruns; two brothers-in-law, David Kemper and Harold Meiring; and a grandson.
She was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church, Philothea, and Ladies Rosary Altar Sodality of the church, Coldwater Eagles auxiliary, Coldwater American Legion auxiliary and a lifetime member of Coldwater Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary.
She worked at the former Gibbons and Otis hospitals in Celina, Briarwood Manor, Coldwater, and St. Charles Infirmary. She was a founder of the former Kohn's Home for the Elderly.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will follow at St. Marys Cemetery, Philothea.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.