Paul Allen Kohli

08/30/1966 - 02/23/2024


Obituary For Paul Allen Kohli

Paul Allen Kohli, 57 of Lima, passed away February 23, 2024, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family.

Paul was born August 30, 1966 in Lima to Raymond and Evelyn (Thomas) Kohli; his father preceded him in death and his mother survives him in Ottawa. On October 19, 1985 he married Vicki (Chapman) Kohli, who survives him in Lima.

Paul was a 1985 graduate of Ottawa Glandorf High School and an avid Steelers Football fan; he didn't miss a game. He loved going shooting and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Paul had many friends and he will be deeply missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his son, Cory (Ashley) Kohli; grandchildren, Shaianne Kohli, Skyler Kohli and Noah Wantland; brother, Steve (Cheryl) Kohli; sister, Julie (Doug) Hinkle; mother-in-law, Barbara Chapman; sisters-in-law, Julie (Brian) Gilroy and Jill (Bryon) Parker; former daughter-in-law, Samantha (Jeremy) Reichelderfer; many nieces, nephews, cousins and his loyal dog, Roxy.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his father-in-law, Jim Chapman.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES - SHAWNEE CHAPEL with Mike Wallace to officiate the service. Burial will follow in Cairo East Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, February 26, 2024 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or the Wounded Warrior Foundation.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


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  • 02/23/2024

    Vicki & Cory, I so very very sorry. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers! Paul was a wonderful friend and I cherish the memories of all the soccer games, little league football games and our trips to Ft Wayne. ♥️🙏♥️

  • 02/23/2024

    So very sorry for your loss. My God lay his hands upon you and may you find peace and comfort during this hard time. 🙏🏻

  • 02/23/2024

    My heart goes out to Cory, Vicki, Ashley and the grandchildren. He was a big part of your lives and will be very much missed by you. God bless you all.

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