Carmen Marie (Lester-Leibrand) Kohler, 51 of Baltimore, passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family on May 27, 2013. Born on July 15, 1961 to the late Ray and Betty (Foor) Lester in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from the University of Maryland with an Associate degree in German Studies and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. She worked for the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. Survived by her husband of 23 years Dieter Kohler, step-sons Michael, Mathew and Alex Kohler, siblings India Pilon, David Lester, Sherry Hardin, Teresa Hardesty and Greta Nadin and many nieces and nephews whom she loved greatly. Preceded in death by brother Gary Lester and sister Deborah Hanes. Friends may call at Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, Pataskala on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6-8pm. Funeral service on Friday at the funeral home at 1pm with Pastor Tom Clark officiating. Burial to follow at Jersey Universalist Cemetery, Pataskala, Ohio. An online memorial will be located at www.kaubersammons.com.