Reno J. Mohn
December 24, 1915 ‒ March 20, 2006
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Reno J Mohn, 90 of South Park Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio passed away, Monday, March 20, 2006, at the Country Court Nursing Home.
Reno was born in Shelby, Ohio on December 24, 1915 to Arthur and Orpha (Lybarger) Mohn. He graduated from Shelby High School and Shelby Business School. After returning from World War II, he worked for the Shelby Sales Book Company. In 1949, he worked for Allied Mills Corp. makers of Wayne Feeds as a salesman. In 1951, he moved his family to Mount Vernon. He worked for Edwards Sheet Metal Company as a salesman and then took over as General Manager. After leaving Edwards Sheet Metal, he along with partners Carl (Pete) Moore, Jim Metcalf, and George Burger formed Buckeye Culvert Company. He retired in 1978 as President of the company.
Over the years he was member of different organizations – Mount Vernon Country Club, Hiawatha Golf Course, Mt. Zion Lodge #9 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus, Baldwin Shrine Club of Knox County, Aladdin Shrine Club of Columbus, The Old Homestead Club, Mount Vernon American Legion Post 4027, and Shelby American Legion where he was one of the oldest post commanders, National Road Builders Association, Ohio Senior Golf Association (past president), B.P.O. Lodge of the Elks in Mount Vernon, and member of Gay Street Methodist Church in Mount Vernon.
Reno was an avid golfer for 55 plus years having played all over the USA. He also loved to eat out with his family.
He is survived by his son and a daughter-in-law Fred and Janet (McVey) Mohn. Granddaughter – Kim Davis and great grandson Garrett Davis all from Mount Vernon, a brother-in-law – Howard (Dutch) Kratzer of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and a sister-in-law – Jean (Pry) Mohn of Willard, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Florence of 54 years, a grandson Todd Mohn, a grandson-in-law Brent Davis, a sister Twilah Kratzer, and a brother Jeff Mohn.
Friends may call Wednesday night from 6 – 8 PM at the Flower Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where the funeral will be Thursday morning at 11:00 AM.
Family suggests contributions to be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.