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“Sending heartfelt condolences to family and friends. Bob was wonderful to work with. He was incredibly smart, engaging and encouraging. Couple that...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Cathy Andriadis - Wilmington, DE

“We miss you fellow Badger. Alumni Club meetings were great fun, much of which was attributed to your promotion and enthusiasm. The subsequent years...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Chuck Oertel - West Grove, PA

“Bill has many more memories of Bob and "Sis" since they were his uncle and aunt, but I also have a few, very nice memories of my own. They were kind...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Bill and Diane Kohn - Canton, MI

“To the most amazing and loving father any child could ever hope for. I love you and thank you for being my father in this lifetime. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Johanna Kohn - King of Prussia, PA

“Please take comfort in the words recorded in the bible by our heavenly Father at this time, "Matthew 5:4 reads... happy are those who mourn...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“A truly great Freon Guy! Always friendly and ready to give advice as needed. I am glad had a chance to chat with him during one of the last Freon...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Ruta Zadziorski - Riga, LA

“I worked with Bob in many of his different businesses. He was always a consummate professional and an all round nice person. I enjoyed getting...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Paul Costello - West Chester, PA

“His friendship, his guidance when I worked for him, and his calm personality. I will miss getting together for dinner down at the beach. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Don Dunn - Charlotte, NC



Robert Charles Kohn died on March 29,2017. He lived in Jenner's Pond, Jennersville, PA. Prior to that, the Kohns had resided in Landenberg, PA. and Hockessin, DE. They also have a home in Bethany Beach, Delaware.

He was born in Hustisford, Wisconsin, on April 29, 1934. His parents were Waldemar and Ferne Kohn. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was an instructor of Drawing and Descriptive Geometry at the University and was a member of Triangle Fraternity.

Bob married Sara Towell on September 5, 1958. They met as students at UW. She passed away on November 7, 2013 after 55 years of marvelous married life. She was dearly missed.

He worked for DuPont for 38 years before retiring in 1994 as Business Director, DuPont Fluorochemicals. He held sales, marketing and business positions including assignments as Senior Account Manager in the Petroleum Chemicals Division, Regional Manager " Freon", Manager of Distributor Relations and National Accounts in the Explosives Division and, later, National Sales Manager in the "Freon" Products Division. He served as Administrative Manager in the Marketing Division of the Chemicals and Pigments Department and as Manager of Marketing Services prior to his assignment as Business Director - Fluorochemicals.

Bob was a long time member of Grace Lutheran Church, Hockessin, and served on the church councils at Lutheran churches in Syracuse, Wilmington and Hockessin.

He was a board member of the University of the Wisconsin Alumni Club of Delaware and served three terms as President.

He attended the Academy of Life Long Learning and volunteered for Meals on Wheels, the St. Stephens Food Pantry, the Make-A-Wish triathlon, the McDonalds LPGA, the Riverfront Arts Center, the Delaware Antiques Show and the Winterthur Museum and was a bell ringer for the Salvation Army. He had been a member of the DuPont Country Club.

Bob and Sara traveled extensively in Europe and Asia and spent every February for over 20 years in St. Thomas. Bob also traveled frequently to South America and Southeast Asia on business activities.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife Sara, and his grandson, Andrew Brady Kohn.

He is survived by his 3 children, Andrew {Kristen), Johanna (Thom), and Kristina Hahn (Christian), his brother William and wife Margaret of New Hudson, Michigan, and by 9 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, or Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, DE. 19735

Memorial Services will be held at the Grace Lutheran Church, 2033 Graves Road, Hockessin, DE on Friday April 7th, 2017.