Diane Kough, 85, Former Darien and Rowayton Resident, Known for Kindness, Generosity, Gentleness, Grace
Diane Wheeler Kough, 85, of Sarasota, Florida, died peacefully on July 16, 2020 with her family by her side. A former resident of Darien and Rowayton, Diane moved to Sarasota in 1980. She was born June 6, 1935 to Mayland Milbank Wheeler and Betty H.B Wheeler in New Jersey. Diane was predeceased by her parents, her brother Kenneth Wheeler of Georgia, and former husband, Jesse R. Kough. Diane is survived by her children, Sandra K. Inman of Sacramento, California and Russell W. Kough and his wife, Lori, of Sarasota; and her grandchildren: Jessika W. Rutledge and husband Shaun of Roseville, California; Elizabeth Noelle Kough and Johnny Eilermann of Sarasota; her great-grandchildren: Taylor Rutledge and Parker Rutledge of Roseville; her longtime companion, George Kern, of Sarasota; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many treasured friends.