Nola M. Weitl (Kohorst) 1933-2008
Mrs. Vernon J. Kohorst
The Carroll Daily Times Herald, July 14, 2008
ARCADIA—Nola M. Kohorst, 75, of Arcadia died of an apparent heart condition Saturday, July 12, 2008, at her home.
Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at St. John Catholic Church in Arcadia with the Rev. John Thomas presiding. Lector will be Mrs. Kohorst's son, Alan Kohorst. Gift bearers will be Andrea Flug, Melissa Kohorst and Stacy Ehlers. Servers will be Ashley and Kelsey Blum. Eucharistic ministers will be Phil Collison and Arlene Dentlinger.
Casket bearers will be Marshall Kohorst, Nick Kohorst, John Kohorst, Clyde Weitl, Doug Weitl and Brian Weitl.
The family will have a private burial service at St. John Cemetery in Arcadia at a later date.
Visitation starts at 2:30 and the St. Christian Mothers will lead a rosary at 3 Tuesday afternoon at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll. St. John Parish will hold a Christian wake service at 7 Tuesday night at the funeral home.
A daughter of Charles W. and Anna (Liewer) Weitl, she was born March 14, 1933, at Templeton, spent her younger years there and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Templeton. She graduated from St. Anthony School of Nursing in Carroll as a registered nurse in 1953.
She worked at St. Anthony Hospital and in private medical practice until 1963.
She and Vernon J. Kohorst were married Sept. 22, 1955, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Templeton.
The Kohorsts farmed near Roselle. They moved to the Kohorst family farm north of Arcadia in 1963. After her husband's death in May 2000, Mrs. Kohorst moved to an apartment in Arcadia.
She was a founding member of Tip Top Terrace Senior Housing in Arcadia and managed it for 28 years, receiving the 2008 USDA Iowa Housing Site Manager of the Year award. She was a member of St. John Parish and Christian Mothers, volunteered for Red Cross Bloodmobile and enjoyed crocheting, gardening, cooking, baking and discussing politics.
Survivors include three sons and their wives: Alan and Melinda Kohorst of New Orleans, La., Oran and Mary Kohorst of Arcadia and Arden and Diane Kohorst of Arcadia; six grandchildren: John Kohorst, Melissa Kohorst, Nick Kohorst, Andrea Flug and husband Tim, Stacy Ehlers and husband Will and Marshall Kohorst; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Arlene Stangl and husband Gaylord of Coon Rapids and Sister Myra Weitl OSF of Calhoun City, Miss.; two brothers: Marlo Weitl and wife Almyra of Carroll and Norbert Weitl and Sue Feilmeier of Carroll; and two sisters-in-law: Ruth Ann Weitl of York, Neb., and Patricia Weitl of Templeton.
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