Darlene Joy Calhoun, 68, residing in Norwalk, passed away late Thursday evening, February 2, 2023, at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky.
Darlene was born in Sandusky, OH, on January 18, 1955, to the late Ralph and Mary Marjorie (Bickley) Holzmiller.
Darlene attended Edison High School and EHOVE Career Center, graduating in 1973. She was a skilled embroiderer for New London Regalia Manufacturing for 8 years. Darlene was also employed as a dental hygienist for 8 years. She enjoyed traveling, especially to the Grand Canyon. Darlene’s greatest passion was her family and her dog, Sam.
Darlene is survived by her loving husband, Rory Calhoun, whom she married on October 10, 1996; son, Keith (Tami) Pasenow of Bellevue; grandchildren, Ethan, Jared, Madelyn, Gage; great-grandchild, Archer; brothers, Ralph “Sonny” (Joan) Holzmiller of Norwalk, and Steve (Lori) Holzmiller of Georgia, and beloved K-9 companion, Sam.
In addition to her parents, Darlene was preceded in death by her brothers, Ron Holzmiller and Rich Holzmiller.
A memorial gathering will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2023, from 4 pm to 6 pm at Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home, 98 W. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857. A memorial service will begin at 6 pm at the funeral home. Pastor Wally Gilbert will be presiding.
Memorial contributions can be made to Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Avenue, Norwalk, OH 44857.
Fond memories and condolences can be shared online at www.walkereastmanheydingerfh.com.
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