Elizabeth A. “Betty” Kohler, of Phoenix, Arizona, formerly of Brookfield, Ohio, was greeted in Heaven by her beloved Warren, on Saturday, September 1, 2018, while a patient under Hospice Care of Amber Hills, Phoenix, following a period of declining health. She was 97.
Betty was born September 28, 1920, in Clairton, Pennsylvania, a daughter to Arnold and Margaret (Eschelbacher) Reichart.
A 1938 graduate of Brookfield High School, she married the love of her life, Warren Kohler, on June 19, 1941.
She was a member of the former St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Vienna, Ohio and now St. Thomas the Apostle Parish.
In addition, she was a member of the former ZZO Club, Brookfield.
Betty had worked as an inspector for Elastometric Products, Inc., North Jackson, Ohio, before she retired.
In her spare time, she enjoyed cheering on the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team; as well as the Arizona State University Sun Devils football team. However, what she enjoyed most of all, was any kind of dessert you could think of.
Her survivors include her son, Kevin P. Kohler and his wife, Diane, Phoenix; her two grandchildren, whom she dearly loved, Amanda Wentworth and her husband, Aaron, St. Thomas, USVI and Gregory Kohler and his wife, Kristina, Phoenix; her great-granddaughter, Kalie Lynn Kohler, whom she enjoyed watching grow up and her sister, Margaret Scutillo and her husband, Ralph, Warren, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Arnold, Norman, Frank, Edward and William Reichart.
A time of gathering to honor Betty’s life will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in her church, St. Thomas the Apostle, 4453 Warren-Sharon Road, Vienna, Ohio 44473, concluding with a prayer service at Noon.
She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com.
As suggested by her family, memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, September 5 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.