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1939 Virginia 2020

Virginia L. Kocher

December 21, 1939 — November 26, 2020

Virginia L Kocher, age 80, of Whitehall, passed away November 26, 2020. Member of Whitehall United Methodist Church and Whitehall Senior Center. Graduate of Columbus South High School Class of 1958. Former employee of Whitehall City Schools, Whitehall United Methodist Church, and Columbus Paper Stock. Former usher at OSU Stadium and The Schottenstein Center.

Preceded in death by husband of 62 years, L Richard Kocher, parents August and Margaret Krause, father-in-law and mother-in-law Donald and Kathryn Kocher, sister and brother-in-law Nancy and Donald Jones, brother-in-law William Conner, sister-in-law Linda Kocher.

Survived by sister Carolyn Conner, daughters and sons-in-law, Kathryn and Ron Cline of Pickerington, and Laurie and Theron “Ted” Johns of Hilliard; granddaughters, Rachel Salyer, Hannah Johns, and Lillian Johns; grandson Andy (Susan) Cline; great-granddaughter, Hayley Cline; brother-in-law Charles William “Bill” Kocher; nephews Edwin (Beth) Conner, August “Gus” (Lucy) Conner, David Jones, Timothy (Shannon) Kocher, Charles “Chip” (Kari) Kocher nieces Patricia Jones, and Sarah (Lee) Sinett; great nieces April Hayzlett, Paris Sinett, Allene Conner, Caitlyn Sinett; great nephews Charles “Charley” Conner and Hayden Conner; other relatives.

Family will be holding a Celebration of Life for both Virginia and Richard at a future date to be announced. Arrangements with GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio. To sign and view Virginia’s online guest book please visit

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