Donna J. (Kehl) Kiehl
age 86, passed away Friday morning at the Aultman Compassionate Care Center. For the past 17 years she has resided with her daughter, Barbara Pedrozo and family. Donna was born on April 3, 1927 in Canton and was the daughter of Albert and Dorothy (Knee) Kehl. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Roger D. Kiehl in 2000. Donna enjoyed flowers and outdoor sports, tennis and softball in grade school and skiing and golf for the rest of her life. She graduated from Lehman High School in 1945 and worked for the Ohio Power Company while she was single. Then she and her husband worked in the family business for 30 years, Albert Kehl Florist and Greenhouses. She and her husband founded and operated 'The Greenhouse' on Route 212 near Atwood Lake for 14 years.
Donna really enjoyed her family, grandchildren and great-grandchild. She is survived by three daughters, two sons, eight grandchildren, a great-grandchild, kitties and dogs, Rosemary and Jim McLaughlin of East Rochester; grandchildren, Shaun and Gavin (Kristin) and great-grandson, Mason McLaughlin, Nancy Kiehl of Vermillion and grandchildren, Carey and Emma, Barbara and Zoilo Pedrozo of Canton and grandchildren, Lidia and Francisco, Dan Kiehl of Brentwood, N.H. and Chris Kiehl and Ann Corey of Akron and grandchildren, Spencer and Trevor; sister-in-law, Harriet (Miller) Jones of East Rochester and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Janice Rohr, Marian Bowers; and brother, Albert Kehl.
Friends may call one hour before services on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. with funeral services starting at 11 a.m. in the Arnold Funeral Home in Canton with Rev. Steven Woyen officiating. Interment in North Lawn Cemetery.
Arnold Funeral Home
1517 North Market Ave. Canton, OH 44714
Published in The Repository from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2014