Darlene Ida (Cook) Boshears, age 76, of Grandville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Darlene was a kind and loving wife, mother, and grandmother who dearly loved her family. She was blessed with a servant’s heart and always put others before herself. Born to Vern and Mildred (Leist) Cook, Darlene grew up in rural Kent County on a farm and nature always held a special place in her heart. She loved to watch birds, go on color tours, had an appreciation for all kinds of nature and flowers, and enjoyed listening to live music. Darlene retired from Guilford of Maine as an accounting clerk after 13 years of dedicated service. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Marian and Leon Colburn, Gene and Marie Cook, Lois and Hugh Tharp, and Bill and Kay Cook. Darlene will be lovingly remembered by her husband of nearly 57 years, Harold Dean Boshears; children, Robert and Susan Boshears, David Boshears and Jorge Guillen; grandchildren, Paige and Pierce Tyrrell, Samantha and Luke Schwieterman, Danielle Boshears-Hazen, Chloe Boshears-Hazen; siblings, Pauline and Lawrence McCurdy, Delores and Dennis Diekevers; extended family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW with Rev. Nicole Rockwell officiating. Relatives and friends may meet the family from 10-11 prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery in Thornapple Township. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to Beautiful You by Profile (https://beautifulyoubyprofile.org/).
- Letha devries