Obituary: Darlene J. Schoon, former accountant, 74

Darlene J. Schoon, a longtime accountant at Washington University in St. Louis, most recently in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, after a battle with brain cancer. Schoon, of Chesterfield, was 74. She is survived by her husband, Paul Schoon, who retired in 2004 after serving for many years as director of planned giving in Alumni & Development.

Schoon also is survived by two sons, Mark Schoon (AB ’87) and Tim Schoon; Tim’s wife, Amy, and a grandson, Henry.

A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at Ladue Chapel, 9450 Clayton Road. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Schoon’s name to Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services of Missouri, 1220 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Mo., 63132.