Kohn, Darlene M (1953-2023) 69 years old of Plainwell passed away June 24, 2023 at Bronson Methodist Hospital of complications with cancer and entered the presence of her Savior. Darlene and her twin sister Charlene were born October 4, 1953 to Roy and Connie Shively in Plainwell, where she has been a lifelong resident.
Darlene met the love of her life, Tom Kohn, at Comiskey Park in Chicago. They were wed May 8, 1993, recently celebrating their 30th anniversary. Darlene taught math at Plainwell High School for 47 years and was well-loved as a teacher, colleague, and mentor.
Darlene was preceded in death by her father, Roy Shively. She will be dearly missed and remembered by Tom, her husband, mother Connie Shively, brother Leroy (Darlene) Shively of Grand Rapids, sister Charlene (Jon) Plotner of Mill Creek, Washington, nieces and great-nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Darlene’s life will be Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at Avink, McCowen, & Secord Funeral Home; 120 S. Woodhams St. in Plainwell. Visitation from 11am to 2pm with a memorial service to follow at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate memorial contributions to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
While visiting Darlene’s webpage at www.amsfuneralhomes.com please sign the guestbook and/or sharing a memory with the family.