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Gloria L. Kohls

Gloria L. Kohls, age 65, of Franklin Township, Delano, died Saturday, July 20 at her home.

Gloria was born June 23, 1937, in New Germany, the daughter of George E. and Ida A. (Pawelk) Reese. She was baptized July 4, 1937 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany, by the Rev. John W. Stehr.

Gloria was united in marriage to Earlan H. Kohls Aug. 10, 1957 at St. Mark Lutheran Church by the Rev. Stehr.

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and enjoyed working around her yard and gardening.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents George and Ida Reese and her father-in-law and mother-in-law Hugo and Helen Kohls.

She is survived by her husband, Earlan; children and spouses, Glory Kohls of Delano, Craig and JoAnne Kohls of Watertown, Colleen and Rick Jopp of Mayer, Scott Kohls and friend Wendy Anderson of Delano, and Amy and Bob Johnson of Rockford;

grandchildren, DeAnn, Kyle, Monica, Brady, Ryan, Heather, Krista, Alicia, Megan, Zachary, Bradley, and Michaela; brothers and sisters-in-law, Arnon and Pat Reese of Excelsior, Arlo and Rita Reese of Rockford;

sisters and brother-in-law, Lois Reese of Lynwood, Calif., Joanne and Don Crisanti of Crows Landing, Calif.; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Eldoras and Myron Schuette of Mayer, Cordella Morschen of Chaska, Loren and Susan Kohls of Delano, Earl Lahr of Waconia; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were Tuesday, July 23, 2 p.m., at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Watertown, with the Rev. Ronald L. Mathison officiating.

Interment was at the Watertown Public Cemetery.

Michael Reese, Matthew Reese, Ryan Jopp, Kyle Kohls, Troy Neumann, and Richard Reese served as casketbearers.

Arrangements were made by Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia.

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