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Donna Kohlhorst
Donna R. Kohlhorst, 87, of St. Marys, passed away at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima, Ohio on January 11, 2017 at 7:38 pm.
She was born on September 12, 1929 in Spencerville, Ohio to Raymond and Jessie (Gilbert) Goetz, both preceded her in death. On January 18, 1948 she married Herbert Kohlhorst and he preceded her in death on September 3, 2003.
Survivors include a son David (Patricia) Kohlhorst, St. Marys, OH; a daughter, Denise (Veryl) Cisco, St. Marys, OH; two sisters, Marilyn Boley, Sierra Vista, AZ, and Carol (Jack) Monroe, Tipp City, OH; a step brother, Howard (Dorothy) Jones, Bushnell, FL; two brother-in-laws, Marlin Kohlhorst, St. Marys, OH, and Leonard Kohlhorst; a sister-in-law, Virginia Wierwille, Celina, OH; four grandchildren, Mary (Micky) Kreischer, Craig (Johanna) Cisco, Audra (Joe) Sutton, all of St. Marys, OH, and Mike (Allison) Kohlhorst, Washington; sixteen great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; and a special friend, Morris Hager, Spencerville, OH.
Also preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Cisco; a sister, Fleeta Rust; a brother, Raymond (Annette) Goetz; a step brother, Donald Jones; a sister-in-law, Martha Kohlhorst; and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Robert (Maxine) Walden.
Donna was a 1947 graduate of Spencerville High School where she proudly earned the honors of salutatorian. She worked at St. Marys Blanket Factory and Grants, St. Marys, OH. She took great pride in being a wife, mother, and grandmother.
She was a member of Wayne Street United Methodist Church, St. Marys, OH.
She loved spending time with her family and friends. Donna enjoyed making fishing lures and fishing with her husband Herbert, the love of her life. Together they owned a tropical fish shop. She also enjoyed painting ceramics, couponing, and water aerobics. In her younger years Donna was very active in her church, she was a Brownie Troop Leader, and was part of TOPS.
Visitation hours will be from 2-6 pm, Sunday, January 15, 2017 in the Cisco Funeral Home, St. Marys, OH.
Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am on Monday in the funeral home, with Pastor Craig Cisco officiating; where the family will receive friends 10-10:30 am prior to the service. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys, OH.
Contributions can be made to the Wayne Street United Methodist Church Building Fund.
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