Ocala - Jeanne (Jane) L. Hohl, 86, died February 24, 2008 at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, FL. Jane was born July 24, 1921 in Charleroi PA, the daughter of Leon DePasse and Juliette Petit. She married John (Bernie) Hohl on 11-05-40. Jane was the successful retail manager of Fairyland Forest for 25 years and the Conneaut Lake Park Gift Shop. In addition, Jane was a member of the St. John's United Methodist Church of Cottonwood and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Survivors include her son John (Bud) Ho hl and wife Sue Hohl of Las Vegas NV; longtime and beloved companion Ralph Shipe; son-in-law Jay Thomas; grandsons Terry Thomas and wife, Esperanza Casteneda and Tim Thomas and wife, Janice Thomas all of Ocala; 6 additional grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Bernie Hohl in 1990 and her daughter Bernardine Thomas in 2007. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the St John's United Methodist Church, 12390 W. Hwy 328 Ocala, FL 34482. Immediately following the service, there will be a gathering for family and friends at Tim Thomas' house. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to St. John's United Methodist Church, 12390 W. Hwy 328 Ocala, FL 34482.
Published in the Ocala Star-Banner from 2/28/2008 - 2/29/2008