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March 16, 2014 - 12:38pm

William E. “Bill” Kohl

posted by The Batavian.

Warsaw - William E. “Bill” Kohl, 77, of Warsaw, formerly of Corfu, passed away Thursday (February 13, 2014) at Wyoming County Community Hospital.

Bill was born on May 14, 1936, in Batavia, a son of the late Albert and Katherine Moynihan Kohl.

Bill was a dairy farmer and worked for many years, first with his father and then with his sister’s family at Czapeczka Brother’s Farm in Corfu. He loved being outdoors, from driving his Farmall H tractor to cutting firewood with his nephew. Bill’s favorite holiday’s were Christmas and his birthday. He loved to eat but was especially fond of chicken wings and radishes. Bill was very happy at the East Side Nursing Home in Warsaw, where he lived the last couple of years and was well taken care of there. Bill was known for his shy smile and kind heart and will be deeply missed by many. He was the brother of the late John (late Regina) kohl and the late Courtney Kohl.

Bill is survived by his sisters, Mary (late Joseph) Czapeczka of Corfu, Pauline (Leo) Pelton of Alexander and Martha (Lee) Schrader of Indiana; a sister-in-law, Clara Kohl of North Java and many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and a great, great niece and nephew.

Friends may call Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 18 West Main Street, Corfu. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia, NY.

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