Jerome Kohl (1923 - 2014)

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Kohl, Jerome L.

Jerome L. Kohl, 90, died Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Arborview Court in Wisconsin Rapids.

Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. on Friday, August 29, at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, with a memorial service at 7 p.m.

Jerome was born September 10, 1923 in Anamosa, Iowa to Arthur and Susanne (Kessler) Kohl. He married Beverly Mae Anderson in 1951. Jerome was a bowling alley manager for many years and later he was a bus driver for Safeway in Wisconsin Rapids.

Jerome is survived by his three children: Richelle Kohl (Mike Galles) of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Rebecca Kohl of Taylor, WI and Richard (Denise) Kohl of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; five grandchildren: Jira, Berek, Caitlin, Briel and Rhea; as well as extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Beverly and two brothers: Ivan and Richard Kohl.

Jerome was a sports enthusiast who loved to fish, liked to golf and was an excellent bowler. He also enjoyed cribbage and going to the casino. He enjoyed good food, and traveling, as well as spending quality time with his family. Jerome was a member of the First English Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. He will be deeply missed by his family.

Online condolences may be expressed at

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Mike Galles for all the kindness and care he provided to Jerome and Beverly.


Funeral Home
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center
2201 Chestnut Street Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 423-5460
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Published in Stevens Point Journal on Aug. 28, 2014