GLENMONT — Louella M. Kauffman, 92, of rural Glenmont died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, September 5, 2018 in Knox Community Hospital after a brief illness. She was born Oct. 20, 1925, in Worthington Twp., Richland County and was the daughter of the late Leonard Calvin and Thelma Melvina (Cline) Hay. Louella was a 1943 graduate of Loudonville High School and had lived in the Glenmont area most of her life.
During WWII she proudly worked at The Flxible Company from 1944 to 1946. June 13, 1948 she married Donald M. Kauffman and he died Feb. 17, 2000. Louella was a 30-year member of the Jefferson Grange, a charter member of the Jefferson Hills Garden Club for more than five decades, and for several years served as a 4-H Advisor.
She is survived by two sons, Steve (Connie) Kauffman and Michael (Lee Ann) Kauffman, all of Glenmont; seven grandchildren: Mark Kauffman, Jeffery (Vicki) Kauffman, Rebecca (Travis) Holt, Laura (David) Groseclose, Sarah (Chris) Horn, Dawna (Jason) Stephens, and Justin (Billie Jo) Kauffman; 18 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Nelda Maxon of Loudonville. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; two sisters, Marcella Tipton and Jeannine Martin; and one brother, John Hay.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Sept. 10, at 10:30 a.m. in Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville with Pastor Patrick Bailey of North Bend Church of the Brethren officiating. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Danville. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District, 7 W. Walnut St., Danville, OH 43014. Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.Byerly-Lindsey.com.