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Sutton Memorial Home
Saturday February 4th, 2017
10:00am - 1:00pm

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Sutton Memorial Home
Saturday February 4th, 2017

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John G. Kohl

John G. Kohl, 78 of Taylorville passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 1:07 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born on December 25, 1938 in Bolivia, IL the Son of Irvin Kohl and Ruth (Hartsock) Doyle. He married Carol Afrecht Truax on December 7, 1973 in Edinburg Christian Church in Edinburg, IL. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, he worked in construction and he was a T.V. repairman. John was a member of the Edinburg Christian Church and the NRA.

Surviving are his Wife: Carol Kohl of Taylorville, IL; Daughter: Lisa Marlene Kohl of Edinburg, IL; Son Kenneth Wayne Truax of Edinburg, IL; Grandchildren: Amanda (Jarrod) Pasquale of Edinburg, IL; Zachary (Angela) Lancaster of Stonington, IL; Lealah Truax of Edinburg, IL; Great-Grandchildren: Malachi Truax of Edinburg, IL; Riley Jo Lancaster of Stonington, IL; Landyn Pasquale of Edinburg, IL; Ryanne Lancaster of Stonington, IL; Sister: Ruth Ann Powell of Rochester, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brothers: Harvey and Leroy Kohl.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 10:00-1:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. The funeral service will follow the visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Rev. Dan Spruell officiating. Burial will be held in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL with military graveside honors.

Memorials may be made to Edinburg Christian Church 305 W Washington St, Edinburg, IL 62531

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Carol, My prayers are for you & your family at this difficult time.

Linda Mullady Feb 6 2017 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss. The Kohl family was an extension of mine growing up in Edinburg. Thank you for your years of love and friendship..

Michelle (Spruell) Wellens Feb 2 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. My God give you the strength you need to make it through. Much love

Kathy Moles Feb 1 2017 12:00 AM

I am sorry for your loss. Mr. Kohl was a fine man. He took very good care of my mother & father when they needed his services. May God bless & keep him .

Kerry Ward Jan 31 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Carol, Lisa, and Ruth;
You have my deepest sympathy. May God comfort and keep each of you in this time of sorrow.

God Bless
Penny Mann

Penny Mann Jan 31 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Kohl

Tom and Melissa Zini Jan 31 2017 12:00 AM

May God the Father bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time. He is in the arms of God..... So sorry for your loss.

Tom and Melissa Zini Jan 31 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Jan 31 2017 12:00 AM

Sending our love and sympathy to you and your family Carol. We will miss John so much. He was such a kind and thoughtful neighbor to all of us and we were blessed to have him in our lives. Rest in peace our friend. God bless!

Jim & Rita Altman Jan 30 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers to all the family.

Becky Beckhsm Jan 30 2017 12:00 AM

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