Gene Kohl

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Gene I. Kohl, 88, of Sinking Spring, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019, in his home.

He was the husband of the late Jacqueline M. (Shuker) Kohl, with whom he celebrated 68 years of marriage.

Born in Alleghenyville, he was the son of the late John and Edna (Blankenbiller). Gene was a graduate of Governor Mifflin High School and Penn State University and was a member of Lincoln Park United Methodist Church-Shillington.

Gene was a proud member of the United States Army during the Korean War where he was the Fifteenth

Infantry Regiment Sergeant First Class. Gene was awarded a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. He was an operating

engineer for Berks Products for over 50 years.

Gene is survived by one son, Gene M.; and one daughter, Deborah Humma, both of Sinking Spring; two grand-children, Joshua M. Dyckman, Pittsburgh; Caitlin S.

Williams, wife of Joshua, Boyertown; granddaughter-in-law, Shannon Dyckman, Shoemakersville; and one great-granddaughter, Amelia.

He is predeceased by two brothers, Marvin and John; and one sister, Edna Shamble.

Services and interment are private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to

Heartland Hospice, 2201 Ridgewood Road, #180,

Wyomissing, PA 19610.

Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

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Lutz Funeral Home Inc
2100 Perkiomen Ave
Reading, PA 19606
(610) 376-7121
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Published in Reading Eagle on Jan. 13, 2019
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