Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
Martha E. Kohlhorst, 87, St. Marys, died July 22, 2013, at her residence after a brief illness.
She was born Sept. 18, 1925, in St. Marys, to John and Edna Clark Weadock. She married Marlin Kohlhorst on Aug. 14, 1943, at the Zion Lutheran Church in St. Marys.
She is survived by her children, Allyn (Gail) Kohlhorst of Harper's Ferry, W.Va., Lynn (Diane) Kohlhorst of Greenville, Marlene (Michael) Rutschilling of St. Marys; five grandchildren, Mark (Melinda) Kohlhorst, Amy Kohlhorst, Jason (Tracy) Miley, Kendra Elshoff and Jennifer (Phillip) Perrotte; and 10 great-grandchildren, Amanda, Tannar, Mariah, Madison, Katelyn, Kamille, Parker, Sawyer, Emily and Megan.
She was preceded in death by her 10 brothers, Bernard, Lewis, Allyn, Walter, Thomas, Jerome, Philip, John, Vincent and Paul Weadock; one sister, Miriam Schallenberg; and one daughter, Mary Kohlhorst.
She was a 1943 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. She had worked 12 years at the St. Marys Hardware Store. She loved life and was a wonderful homemaker and loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She and her husband took great pride in their yard and flowers. They were charter members of the Tri-Square Dance Club. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in St. Marys.
Funeral rites are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Revs. Bill Maki and Josh Andrew officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be given to Grand Lake Hospice.
Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.