Sarah LaPreal Kohler |
Sweethearts Forever & Always
Sarah LaPreal Kohler passed away on September 1, 2013 at the age of 87. She was born in Logan, Utah to Lawrence and Sarah Aletha King Batt. She was raised in Logan, Utah.
She attended Logan Jr. High for 3 years and Logan Sr. High for 2 years. She attended South Cache High in Hyrum, Utah her senior year. She was the Senior Class Vice President. She graduated in 1944.
She loved to sing and did so at several school functions, as well as other places.
She met her high school sweetheart, Dale Kohler at South Cache High. They were married in the Logan L.D.S. Temple on February 9, 1945. Dale joined the Navy and she spent some time with him at his various bases.
They were blessed with four lovely daughters and great son-in-laws: Patricia (Kent) Griffin, Andrea (Lynn) Larsen, Sandra (Robert) Albrecht, and Cynthia (Ed) Jewell, 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
She was very active in the L.D.S. church. She served in the Y.W.M.I.A. for many years. She served as president, age group counselor, teacher, Stake leader, and visiting teacher.
During her life, she enjoyed helping and serving others. She enjoyed reading and traveling. She was a great wife and mother. She was the most kind, loving, helpful, and thoughtful person. She loved her family very much. She always wanted the best for them.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Dale Kohler and her oldest daughter, Patricia Griffin.
She is survived by two sisters, Ruth Hansen of Logan, Utah and Marilyn Bair of Bellevue, Washington and a brother, Larry Batt and his wife, Helen of Washington, Utah.
She will always be loved and greatly missed by all who knew her.
A private family service will be held at Starks Funeral Parlor. Interment will be at Elysian Burial Gardens.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.starksfuneral.com
Published in Deseret News on Sept. 4, 2013