Grace (nee Beitz) Kohl
Died: Dec 31, 2015
Grace (nee Beitz) Kohl


Grace (nee Beitz) Kohl, age 93 who resided at the Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville NY passed away at Sisters of Charity Hospital - St. Joseph's Medical Campus on Thursday December 31, 2015 at 4:20 am.

Grace just celebrated her 93 Birthday on December 25th.   She was born in Bennington New York on December 25, 1922 the daughter of the late Frederick and Florence (nee Schiller) Beitz.

She was a dedicated homemaker and always put the needs of her family first.  She is predeceased by her beloved husband Howard Kohl.

Grace and her late husband Howard raised five children and were devoted to their family. She loved to sew and had an inmeasurable faith in God.  She always tried to live life to the fullest and enjoyed being surrounded by her children and grandchildren, great grandchildren and her great-great grandchild.  Family was always number one with Grace.

She married her husband in 1942 and Howard passed away in 2005. They were married for 63 wonderful and adventerous years. For their 50th wedding anniversary she and Howard took a paddle boat tour down the Mississippi River. They loved to travel when ever the opportunity presented itself.

Grace and Howard strongly believed in volunteering and giving back to people.  They traveled to Mexico and Grace volunteered at an orphanage.  Howard's trade was in building homes and he would volunteer to join building crews in Mexico to assist in building houses for the poor. 

She loved giving and receiving hugs from family and friends and had an extraordinary smile.  She resided at Harris Hill Skilled Nursing Facility in Williamsville NY since November of 2014.


Grace will be remembered for her devotion to God and family, her infectious smile, here sense of humor and determination to always do her best.  She was a loving wife, devoted mother, the best mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.

Loving mother of Dennis (Sharon) Kohl, Kenneth (Dorothy) Kohl, Kevin (Denise) Kohl, Penny (Rick) Doherty and Melanie Becker. Many grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great great granchild.

In accordance with Grace's wishes a public service will not be held. Inurnment will take place in Darien NY alongside her husband.

Kindly consider leaving a message of condolence and/or sharing a favorite story of Grace.  All messages will be placed in the Kohl Family Book of Memories.

The Kohl family has entrusted Grace's care to the Kevin M. Mason Funeral Home, 154 Weimar Street Buffalo New York 14206. (716) 362-0199  Fax: (716)  462-5355  eamil:
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