1924 Elaine 2015

Elaine C. Kohl

February 2, 1924 — July 4, 2015

Elaine Kohl, age 91, of Appleton passed away after a lengthy illness on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was born February 2, 1924 in Appleton, to the late George and Edna (Nussbaum) Lippert. On November 23, 1944, Elaine married Earl Kohl and they shared 48 wonderful years together before his passing on March 17, 1993. They owned and operated their farm in the Town of Grand Chute, and were long time members of St. Edward Catholic Church in Mackville. Her family meant the world to her, and she looked forward to every opportunity to be with her children and their families.

Elaine is survived by her four children: Janice Steffens, Charles (Sandra) Kohl, Ronald (Susan) Kohl, and Leann Mader; grandchildren: Gary (Kris) Steffens, Julie (Kevin) Laux, Linda (Tim) Gorges, Paul (Sue) Steffens, and Greg (fiancé Kayla Paulus) Steffens; Pete Kohl and Dan (Mariah Jannell) Kohl; Jamie (Lisa) Kohl, Jeff (Casey) Kohl, and Jodi (Chris) Plott; Jennifer (Andrew) LeRoy; 17 great grandchildren; brothers: Roy Lippert and Kenneth Lippert; sisters: Betty (Joseph) Boyle and Ethel (Alvin) Steinberg; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Bloy. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Elaine was preceded in death by her husband Earl “Bert” Kohl, grandson Joseph Kohl, son-in-law Chuck Mader, sisters Agnes Kohl and Helen Besaw and sister-in-law Marian Lippert.

The funeral liturgy for Elaine will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at ST. EDWARD CATHOLIC CHURCH, Highway 47 in Mackville. Fr. Charles Brooks will be officiating. Interment will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Appleton. A visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 9:00 am until the time of mass. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.

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