Dorthea Kohli

  |   Visit Guest Book


LIMA — Dorthea L. Kohli, 90, passed away April 12, 2014, at 1:57 am, at St. Rita's Medical Center.

Dorthea was born November 28, 1923 in Lima, OH, to Manuel A. and Mildred L. (Casper) Miller who preceded her in death. On February 6, 1943 she married Merlin A. Kohli who survives in Lima, OH.

Mrs. Kohli worked at Diamond Savings and Loan for 16 years. She was a member of St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church and a life member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt. She will be deeply missed.

Survivors include: 2 Daughters, Linda L (James) Bruin of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Myra L (Dale) Rothenberg of Knoxville, TN, 3 Sons, Craig A. (Nancy) Kohli of Lima, OH, Son, Jeffrey M (Jill) Kohli of Lima, OH, Son, Douglas A. (Vicki) Kohli of Circleville, OH, 13 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren, Sister, Carol Anderson, of New Smyrna Beach, FL. 2 Nephews, Steven C. Anderson, of FL, Michael C. Anderson, of MI, and longtime friend Ina Temple, of New Smyrna Beach, FL.

Services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 pm at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel. Rev. Michael Hughes to officiate the service. Burial will be in Allentown Cemetery following the service.

Friends may call Wednesday from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Chiles - Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home
Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services
1170 Shawnee Rd
Lima, OH 45805
(419) 228-5474
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in The Lima News from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2014