Carol A. Kohnen, 52, of Centerville, passed away peacefully on Friday Nov. 4, 2011.
She is survived by her loving husband of 26 years, Richard Kohnen; her mother, Viola Hemmert, of Botkins; five siblings, David (Diane) Hemmert, of Botkins, Al (Catherine) Hemmert,, of Bloomfield Hills Mich., Steven (Eileen) Hemmert, of Botkins, Leon (Rita) Hemmert, of Botkins, Mark (fiancé Elizabeth Winner) Hemmert, of Botkins; her father-in-law, Anthony Kohnen; a sister-in-law, Katherine (Joseph) Farrey; three brothers-in-law, Robert (Gayle) Kohnen, Douglas (Susanna) Kohnen, and Charles (Angela) Kohnen.; many nieces and nephews, and friends.
She was a graduate of Botkins High School (1977) and University of Dayton (1981). She was employed with IBM for over 30 years. Her last position was Director, Growth Market Unit Sales Management Support, Integration and Operations. She was preceded in death by her father Louis J Hemmert and mother-in-law Flora Kohnen. Carol loved gardening, UD athletics, and traveling. Marco Island and Paris were favorite destinations. She was happiest spending time with family and friends enjoying food, wine and fellowship. She supported the John Stuart Society at UD, Bishop Fenwick Society at the Athenaeum of Cincinnati, and Inca Ball as Board Member.
Mass of Christian Burial is at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Church of the Incarnation in Centerville.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Tobias Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Dayton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carol A Kohnen Memorial Scholarship Fundin Dayton. Condolences may be sent to tobiasfuneralhome.com