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Diane C. Kohel

November 11, 1944 ~ January 6, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Diane C. Kohel, 78, of Poplar Grove, IL, passed away peacefully at home on January 6, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Diane was born on November 11, 1944, in Rockford, IL, the daughter of A. Martin and Josephine (Ethington) Beckman. She married Gerald “Jerry” Kohel on April 22, 1972, in Woodstock, IL. Diane retired from Harvard Head Start, where she worked as a cook.

Diane is survived by her husband Jerry; her children Marie (Woody) Woodcock, Larry Lenz, Jeff Lenz, and Bruce (Elena) Kohel; her grandchildren Luis (Roxanna) Zazueta, Dalton (Josephine) Lenz, Ben (Lidia) Woodcock, Logan (Alex) Lenz, Fernanda Zazueta, and Maddie Woodcock; and her great-grandchildren Jocelyn Lenz, Georgia Lenz, and Adeline Lenz.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents Martin and Josephine Beckman, and her brothers Paul Beckman, and Randy Beckman.

A private family graveside service will be held with interment to follow at McHenry County Memorial Park. A visitation will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023, from 10 AM until the 11 AM service at First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Claire Brennecka officiating, 7100 Harvard Hills Rd., Harvard, IL 60033. Per request we ask that everyone wear Diane's favorite color, blue, to the service. Memorials can be made in Diane’s honor to either the First Presbyterian Church or OSF Hospice. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.saundersmcfarlin.net. Call Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home for more info at 815-943-5400.

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Visitation
Saturday
January 28, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church of Harvard
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Funeral Service
Saturday
January 28, 2023

11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church of Harvard
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