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Richard Dale Kohler Obituary
Kohler, Richard Dale 05/15/1934 ~ 10/13/2013 SAN DIEGO -- Richard Dale Kohler, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather, passed away while surrounded by his family on October 13, 2013 in San Diego, CA. Richard was born May 15, 1934 to Elizabeth and Richard Kohler in Erie, PA. He graduated from Penn State University in 1957 where he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity. Richard served in the Army in Germany from 1957 to 1959. He married the love of his life, Nancy, on January 26, 1957 and had four beautiful daughters. After moving to San Diego, he worked for SDG&E, and shortly thereafter, became President of Automation General where he retired in 2010. He coached girls' softball for over 30 years. Richard was an amazing husband, father and friend. He had a great sense of humor, and was a bit of a prankster. Richard loved his wife's martinis, and watching his favorite college football team, Penn State Nittany Lions. He will be remembered by all as a caring and generous person. Richard is survived by his loving wife, Nancy, and his daughters Betsy Flores (Benny), Brenda Kuske (Roger), Beverly Reitz (Steve), and Bobbi Kohler, five grandchildren, Austin, Dylan, Benjamin, Makaela and step- grandson Kevin Kuske (Nicole), and step-great- granddaughter, Emma. He will be forever loved and missed. Per Richard's wishes, no services will be held. Please share your memories about Richard at www.pacificbeachchapel.com/obituaries.html
Published in U-T San Diego from Oct. 20 to Oct. 26, 2013
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