MARYELLEN KOHL

MaryEllen (Whitson) Kohl, 88, of Perrysburg, died Thursday, January 25, 2018, at Kingston of Perrysburg. She was born on April 5, 1929, in Perrysburg, to Lottie (Kopp) and Russell Whitson. She married her sweetheart, Dale H. Kohl, on June 8, 1951. They celebrated 51 years together until his passing in 2002. MaryEllen and Dale worked on their family farm. MaryEllen enjoyed taking meals to the fields and hauling grains to Perrysburg Grain Elevator. MaryEllen was a member of Zoar Lutheran Church and also an honorary member of Northwestern Ohio Tractor Pullers. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved spending time with her family and friends and her kitchen was open to all who were at her house. She will be deeply missed. MaryEllen is survived by her son, Gary A. (Lisa A.) Kohl; daughter, Karen S. (fiancé, Marvin L. Diver) Dayss; step granddaughter, Alicia M. (Matt) Micel, and grandson, Marshall E. H. Kohl. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Friends were received Monday, January 29, at Witzler Shank Funeral Home, 222 East South Boundary Street, Perrysburg, Ohio (419-874-3133). Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 30, at the funeral home with Pastor Timothy Philabaum officiating. Burial followed at Fort Meigs Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Zoar Lutheran Church or to Kingston Residence Fund. A sincere thank you to MaryEllen’s caretakers, Pat and Cindy for their compassionate care. Online condolences may be left at witzlershank.com.

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