|(Friday - March 26,
2021) - Louise Emily Hohol, age 91, of Niagara, passed away on Saturday,
March 20, at Emerald Bay Assisted Living in Hobart, Wisconsin.
Louise was born September 4, 1929, in Niagara, to Anton and Exilda Amond.
She was the youngest of 11 children. Louise graduated from Niagara High
School in 1947 and married George H. Hohol on April 23, 1949. They were
married 67 years before George's passing in 2016.
All of her
life, Louise was an active member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in
Niagara, where she had been a communion distributor, lector, music
director of the Children's Choir, Bible study leader, member of the St.
Anthony Choir, and taught CCD. She also belonged to St. Anthony Council
of Catholic Women, where she served as president for 12 years.
Louise was a natural leader and well-respected member of her community.
In her younger years, she was a member of the National Honor Society and
senior class president. She was a founding member of the Niagara
Historical Society; in 1982, she was named Niagara's Citizen of the
Year, and in 2013 Niagara's First Lady.
Louise had been employed
for nine years in the Activity Department of Maryhill Manor nursing home
in Niagara. She loved being with people, worked on funeral dinners, sang
with the Smile Awhiles at nursing homes, belonged to Friends of Niagara
Library and Karen's Food Pantry. She also kept meticulous records as the
historian for the Amond and Hohol families.
loves were God, her faith, her family and friends, and music. She was a
loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her
bright smile, loving and generous nature, and her caring attitude will
be missed so very much by her family, friends, community, and other
lives that she touched. Heaven has another angel.
She is survived
by sons Michael (Sharleen), Dennis (Kathy), Steven (Kim), Bruce (Paula),
and Mark (Renee); daughters Christine (Sherman) Demeuse and Kathleen
(John) Schoendorf; eleven grandchildren Tammy (Scott) Gleason, Brian
(Amy) Demeuse, Michelle Hohol, David (Kate) Hohol, Sarah (Ben) Steel,
Scot Hohol, Kallie (Alex) Paul, Kristie Hohol, Erica (Adam) Lester,
Sonja (Bryan) Mandalfino and Valerie Hohol; 7 great-grandchildren
Elisabeth, Makayla, Lucas, Grayson, Garrett, Brooklynn, and Natalie;
sister-in-law Nancy Hohol; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Louise was preceded in death by her husband George; her parents;
brothers Jerry (Mae), Ernest (Lily), and Earl Amond; sisters Ada
(Eugene) Pilon, Anna (Leo) Hoes, Vina (Dale) Wartick, Margaret (Bill)
Bates, Mary (Bob) Carlson, Claradean (Gordon) Thomas, and Gladys
Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 17,
from 9:00 until 11:00 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Niagara. The
Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11:00 AM at the church.
Rev. Fr. Michael Lightner will officiate. Burial will be in the Niagara
Cemetery immediately following the funeral, after which a lunch will be
served at the St. Anthony church hall. Because of Covid, and for
everyone's safety, it is requested that masks be worn.
Louise's request and because of Covid, in lieu of flowers, donations can
be made to the "George & Louise Hohol" scholarship fund through the
Niagara Area Scholarship Foundation or to St. Anthony Catholic Church.
For the scholarship fund, make checks payable to NASF and note the Hohol
scholarship. If making a donation to the church, make the check payable
to St. Anthony Catholic Church. All donations, cards and other
communications for the family can be mailed to Kathy Schoendorf, 1597
Tiffany Court, De Pere, WI 54115.
You may leave a condolence or
tribute for Louise's family online at:
The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation
Services-Niagara Chapel, to honor Louise's legacy of life.