Obituary

Mary Kohler (1920 - 2016)

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WAPAKONETA — Mary Hulda Kohler, 96, of Wapakoneta, died 11 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at Wapakoneta Manor.

She was born March 18, 1920, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of George Franklin and Mary Catherine (Scherrer) Market, who preceded her in death. On June 11, 1941, she married Wilbur George Kohler, and he died Feb. 28, 2003.

Survivors include two daughters, Diane Kay (Stan) Zwiebel, Cridersville, and Susan Lynn Schneider, Botkins; a son-in-law, Marty Geons, New Bremen; nine grandchildren, Marsha (Bill) Uchimoto, Melinda (Terry) Krauss, Michelle (Will) Davies, Brian (Stacey) Zwiebel, Craig (Marcey) Zwiebel, Jason Zwiebel, Jennifer (John) Holtzapple, Andrew (Julie) Schneider

and Rebecca (Fred) Schmerge; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Bonnie Jean Goens, her son-in-law, Gary Schneider, and her siblings, Levere Smith, George Market, Raldo "Bud" Market, Freda Roth and Irvin Market.

Mary Hulda was a homemaker. Her interests included fishing, playing cards, and playing board games with her grandchildren. She enjoyed taking walks with her four-legged friend, "Pixie" and supported her grandchildren and great-grandchildren by attending their various sporting events and activities.

Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at the Long & Folk Chapel of Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, 13 S. Blackhoof St., Wapakoneta, with the Rev. Sean Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Wapakoneta.

The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the .

Condolences may be expressed at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com.


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Long & Folk Chapel Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home
13 S. Blackhoof St.
Wapakoneta, OH 45895
419-738-8188
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2016
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