Katherine Elaine Kohler, 85, of Lansing, Kansas passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on April 1, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer.

Katherine Elaine Kohler, 85, of Lansing, Kansas passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on April 1, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer.
Katherine was born December 11, 1932 in Leavenworth, Kansas to Carl F. Hall and Bernice Edmonds Hall. Following graduation from Leavenworth High School in 1951, she attended St. Luke’s School of Nursing, from which she graduated as a Registered Nurse (RN) in 1954. On October 25, 1953, Katherine married Raymond H. Kohler Jr. and were married for 62 years. Katherine worked several years as a nurse at Cushing Memorial Hospital.  
Katherine was a long-time member of Southern Heights United Methodist Church. She was a Sunday school teacher for the nursery class for 30+ years. She was also active in the choir, UMW, assisted with church dinners, helped with landscaping and yard work, as well as, cleaning inside of the church. Katherine was also a member of numerous committees. She enjoyed traveling with Ray on bus tours and visiting family. Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, and knitting.
She was preceded in death by her husband (Raymond), parents, brother (Charles Hall) and son-in-law (Tim Lang). Survivors include children Cindy (Kirk) Gaskell, Horton, Kansas; Lynn (Bob) Miller, Beloit, Kansas; Keith Kohler, Lansing, Kansas; Amy Lang, Topeka, Kansas; and several grandkids and great grandkids.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., April 5, 2018 at Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, Kansas. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Southern Heights United Methodist Church in care of Davis Funeral Chapel. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be left on Katherine’s online guestbook at www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com