Mary Catherine (Fulfer) Kohl, 89, of Taylorville, passed away February 11, 2013 at 8:45 a.m. at the Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. She was born October 15, 1923 in Mt. Auburn, IL, the daughter of Quincy and Carrie (Dunn) Hohenstein. She attended Mt. Auburn High School where she was a cheerleader and her class Valedictorian. She married Virgil C. Fulfer on May 10, 1942. He preceded her in death on May 9, 1971. She then married Glenn E. Kohl on February 2, 1986 and he survives. She worked for the Secretary of State of Illinois and had also worked at Sears. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Taylorville and the White Shrine. She enjoyed her children and her grandchildren. She also enjoyed her retirement in Sun City, AZ.

She is survived by her husband, Glenn; son, David Fulfer of Dallas, TX; daughters, Judy (George) Thompson of Temecula, CA, Janet (Gary) Sockel of Omaha, NE, and Nita Norris of Omaha, NE; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; step-daughter-in-law, Patricia Kohl; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded by her parents; first husband, Virgil; brothers, Harold, Ronald, Donald, and Dale “Shorty” Hohenstein; granddaughter, Jennifer Norris; and step-son, Ernest Kohl.

Memorials may be made to theAlzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 2309 W. White Oaks Drive, Suite E, Springfield, IL 62704

 Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2013 at the Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. A visitation will also be held from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the funeral services at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville. Her grandson Rev. David Fulfer II will officiate the services. Burial will be in Grove City Cemetery.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

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