In memory of
Susan Lynn Kohley
Norton Shores - Mrs. Susan Lynn Kohley, age 64, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 after a courageous six-year battle with breast cancer. She was born in Muskegon, Michigan on December 8, 1952 to Frances and Julia (Kling) Christian. Susie graduated from nursing school and was employed by Mercy Hospital for 28 years. She was a compassionate nurse and was respected and loved by her friends, colleagues and patients. Susie was a member of Forest Park Covenant Church and had been active for many years with the Preceptor Gamma Omnicron Women's Organization. She enjoyed traveling and keeping a clean and tidy home. Most importantly, Susie loved her family and adored her grandchildren. On October 18, 1986, Susie married Lance E. Kohley in Muskegon and he survives her along with three children, Shawn Scott, Chris Scott and Bethany (Viet) Nguyen; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Devon; mother, Julia Christian; mother-in-law, Dolores Kohley; brother, Mike (Brenda) Christian; three dear life-long friends, Linda Barnes, Margo VanFossen and Marisue Garzelloni; and her faithful companion, Marley. She was preceded in death by her father, Frances Christian; father-in-law, Elmer Kohley; brother, Dean Christian and life-long friend, Pam Rey. A CELEBRATION OF SUSIE'S LIFE will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Forest Park Covenant Church (3815 Henry St, Muskegon 49441) with Rev. David McCowan officiating. VISITATION will be from 5-8 PM Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at The Walburn Chapel, 1547 W. Sherman Blvd., 231-759-8565 and from 10-11AM Thursday at Church. MEMORIALS in Susie's name may be directed to the Harbor Hospice Foundation. You may sign her online guestbook at www.sytsemafh.com
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