The Passing of Dava Lynn Biehl

MISC_Dava Lynn BiehlFrom Serenity Funeral Care

Dava Lynn Ledford Biehl, age 70, of Cincinnati, passed away on December 3, 2022 in Erlanger, KY. Dava was born in Mariemont, Ohio on August 3, 1952 to David Jonathan Ledford and Hazel Marie Irvin Edgington Ledford. After Dava graduated from Blanchester High School and The Ohio State University, she worked in education for many years as a counselor, foreign language teacher and principal. She was passionate about helping kids learn and grow.

After retiring from education, Dava pursued her love of travel, music, art, and theater. She was a devoted philanthropist of the arts. Dava found great joy and purpose in participating in community theater as an actress and a costumer. She performed in many plays at the Mariemont Players Theater and the Village Players of Fort Thomas. She even won an Orchid award for her costuming work on “Ring Round the Moon.”

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Kay Edgington Monjar. She is survived by her stepson, Brandon Biehl; step-grandchildren, Eliana Biehl, Mackenzie Biehl, Isaiah Biehl, and Cara Biehl; brother, Kenen M. (Peggy) Edgington; niece, Lori (Pat) Brock; nephews, Nick Edgington, Todd (Amanda) Edgington, and many great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her cousin Tracie Bennett Doll, Tracie’s husband Matthew and their children Adrian and Andrew.

She will be missed by special friends Carol Abt, Patty Ballinger, Patti Dugger, Robyn Menuez, Karlee Hilliard, Niserine Langenbrunner, Peter Bartsch, Doris Bartsch, and Tom Chase. No service will be held as requested by Dava.

Memorials can be made to the Village Players of Fort Thomas Cultural Arts Center Capital Campaign, PO Box 75082, Fort Thomas, KY 41075 or Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at

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