The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

May 13, 2014

Mary Lou Ohl

Star Beacon


Mary Lou Ohl, age 79, of Huntington, W.Va., died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Woodlands Health Care.

She was born Oct. 11, 1934, in Geneva, Ohio, a daughter of the late Harold H. and Doris Peterson Jeppe. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a son, Lt. Jeffrey C. Ohl.

She received her RN Degree from Mount Siani Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, and worked as a Visiting Public Health Nurse in Cleveland. In Huntington, she worked as an office nurse, the C & O Hospital and the Pediatric Clinic where she retired as Executive Director.

She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority; Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, where she had served as a Trustee; Past President of the Junior Woman’s Club of Huntington; a member of The Woman’s Club of Huntington; D.A.R.; and was appointed by Governor Underwood to the Original CHIPS (Children’s Health Insurance Program) Board of W.Va. She was also a member of PEO Chapter I and the Timberlake and Huntington Garden Clubs.

She is survived by her husband, David Ohl; one son and one daughter, Dr. Matthew Ohl (Suzy) of Charlotte, N.C., and Jennifer Sanders (David) of Shorewood, Wis..; and five grandchildren, Katy, Sara, Christopher Ohl of Charlotte, Hallie and Henry Sanders of Shorewood.

Services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, May 16th, at Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, officiated by the Rev. Jack Lipphardt. Interment will follow in Woodmere Memorial Park.

Friends may call Thursday, May 15th, from 4 to 7 p.m. at KLINGEL-CARPENTER MORTUARY.

The family and Mary Lou would greatly appreciate expressions of sympathy to the Jeffrey Ohl Scholarship Fund, in care of Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church or the organization of one’s choice.

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