Lois Margaret McHarness Cohn, 94, Hays, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society, Hays.
She was born April 13, 1922, in Leon, Iowa to Clarence and Sylvia (Knox) McHarness. She was a graduate of North Platte High School and went to beauty school in North Platte, Neb.
She married Theodore “Ted” Cohn on July 15, 1940. He preceded her in death in 2007. She was a beautician for many years, selling Avon and was a homemaker. She lived most of her life in North Platte, until 2005 where she moved with her husband to Colby, due to his health to be near daughter. In 2010, she moved to Hays when her daughter and husband moved there.
She was a member of the North Platte First Christian Church.
She enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading, playing cards, Bible study and Chinese checkers.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce (Cohn) Mahin and husband, Cal, Hays, and their daughters and their families, Joslyn Brungardt, Liesel Keller (Jim) and Chandis Borger (Craig), all of Hays; a son, Marvin E. Cohn and wife, Jilene, Denver and children and their families, Todd Cohn (Gloria), Brian Cohn (Shawn), all of Denver, Lanette Prince (James), Mountain Home, Idaho; seven great- grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Lee Cohn (Laurel), Grand Island, Neb.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Cremation was chosen with a celebration of life service to be held in Nebraska at a later date.
Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.
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