April 17, 1933 - April 9, 2013
GOSHEN - Dorothy E. Kohli, 79, died Tuesday evening, April 9, at Greencroft Goshen Health Care after suffering a stroke Sunday morning.
She was born April 17, 1933, in Noble County, near Cromwell, to Jonas S. and Dalila (Burkholder) Yoder.
She married Willis G. Kohli on Aug. 31, 1957, in New Paris.
He survives along with two children, Elaine (Mike Jr.) Stull of Nappanee and Douglas Kohli of Mt. Pleasant Mills, Pa.; four grandchildren, Rachel (Jeremy) Schram of Michigan City, Matthew Stull of Lima, Ohio, and Andrew and Daniel Stull, both at home; a sister, Esther Ritenour of Sebring, Fla.; and a brother, John (Martha) Yoder of Goshen.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Mary Ann Goppert and Lydia Mae Bowman; and five brothers, Levi, Harvey, Frank, Milo and Carl Yoder.
A lifetime area resident, Mrs. Kohli graduated in 1952 from New Paris High School. She was a member of Berea Missionary Church and attended Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church until her health started failing. She worked at Farmer's Exchange, the Essenhaus and Middlebury Fabric Care from 1978 until retiring in 1990.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 12, and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home where a 2 p.m. funeral service will be conducted. Nephew Timothy Yoder will officiate. Burial will follow in New Paris Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.