Louise Kohl, of Cypress Village, Jacksonville, Fla., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 4.
She was born Louise Adeline Price to Maurice Price and the former Florence Fritz on Aug. 19, 1923, in Bethlehem, Pa. She was one of four children, a sister, Doris, and brothers, Maurice and Thomas.
She graduated from Lehigh High School in Bethlehem, Pa. She married Clyde B. Kohl of Bethlehem, Pa., in 1947. Louise and Clyde moved to Emporium, Pa., in 1952 following Clyde’s graduation from college, where they both worked at Sylvania Electric.
In 1964, Louise, Clyde and family moved to Winchester, where she began working in the office at the then-new Clark County Hospital. Louise became involved in the Newcomers Club, Lioness Club and Sadie McCormick Circle of the First United Methodist Church. Louise retired from the Clark County Hospital. Bridge, golf and traveling were her favorite pastimes.
In 2010, Louise and Clyde moved to Jacksonville, Fla., to be closer to their children. After Clyde’s passing in 2011, Louise’s health declined. She is survived by her brothers and her children, Valerie Hunt (Thomas), Lorie Harlow and Jeffrey Kohl, all of Jacksonville; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 8, at 11:30 a.m. with visitation from 10:30 a.m. until the hour of service at the First United Methodist Church, 204 South Main St., Winchester, with the Rev. James Williams officiating.
Burial will be in the Clarmont Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Sadie McCormick Circle, c/o the First United Methodist Church. In care of arrangements is the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St., Winchester.