July 30, 1925-April 24, 2012
Laurietta M. Kohorst, 86, of Delphos, died at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born July 30, 1925, in Van Wert County to Nathaniel and Eva Nora (Syler) Diltz, who preceded her in death.
On April 27, 1942, she married Harold Kohorst, who died on Aug. 2, 1997.
Survivors include sons Gerald (Inice) Kohorst of Mendon and Tommy (Barbara) Kohorst of Delphos; daughters Bonnie (James) Fuerst of Columbus Grove and Cora (Rodger) Saum of Delphos; sisters-in-law Marge and Dorothy Kohorst, Ruth Kemper, Ethel Bridgemen and Dorothy Diltz-Kohler; and 11 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Russell, Ira, Gerald and Ellis Diltz; sisters Blanch Bowers, Eunice Good, Mary Esther Diltz, Beulah Morris, Velma and Luella Teman, Anna Belle Claypool and Irma Martin; and a grandson.
Mrs. Kohorst was a housewife who attended Delphos Wesleyan Church.
Funeral service begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. David Howell officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday from 2-8 and for an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials are to Delphos Wesleyan Church.