Ida Kohler

Obituary of Ida Kohler

Ida Mae (Saylor) Kohler, 94, of Pottstown, PA passed away on February 6, 2017 at Manor Care. She was the wife of the late Leo Alfred Kohler with whom she shared 64 years of marriage.

Ida was born August 12, 1922 in Schwenksville, PA. She was a daughter of the late Nelson Saylor and Wilhelmina (Minninger) Saylor.

Ida enjoyed crocheting blankets, making Christmas ornaments, and camping. She was also a die-hard Phillies fan. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by:

One Daughter: Shirley A. Kelly and her husband, R. Barry – Pottstown, PA

One Son: James L. Kohler, Sr. and his wife, Sylvia – Schwenksville, PA

One Sister: Mary K. Boone and her husband, George – Pottstown, PA

Seven Grandchildren

Fourteen Great Grandchildren

Nine Great-Great Grandchildren

In addition to her husband and parents, she is predeceased by:

One Grandson: James “Jimmy” L. Kohler, Sr.

One Great Grandson: Corey Kuchar

One Great-Great Grandson: David Acree

One Sister: Kathryn Ott

A viewing will be held from 10-11 AM on Friday, February 10, 2017 at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St. Pottstown, PA 19464. A Funeral Service will follow at 11 AM. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The National Kidney Foundation at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at