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Darlene Anne Larson


Nov 23, 2020


It is with great sadness that the family of Darlene Anne Larson (Welch) shares her passing on Nov. 16 at the age of 87. Darlene will forever be remembered by her family & friends for her caring spirit & clever wit. Darlene was born in Lycurgus, Iowa on Nov. 5,1933. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Leslie G.E. Larson & her parents, Thomas & Vernetta Welch & brothers, Dale (Marlene), Earl (Jean), & sisters-in-law Ann & Arlene. Her living siblings: Richard, Clair, Harold & Annette (Waldron). She and Les were blessed with 5 daughters - Leslee, Lynn, Lee Roggensack (Terry), Lenee (Kurt) & Lisa Hoye (Mike). Darlene enjoyed every moment with her grand- children:Tommy, Crissy, Katlyn, Lorenzo, Kyle, Delaney, Campbell & Keegan. Her great-grandchildren: Alyssa, Alexus, Amber, Brantley,Carlo & Lucia. With many more family & friends. Elk Grove Village resident since 1958, Darlene became an active member of the community as a volunteer at Alexian Brothers Medical Center (ABMC) for + 50 years. Darlene was the recipient of the prestigious ABMC Pelican Award & President of the Volunteer Auxiliary for various terms. Due to Covid concerns, a private service will be held at The Oaks Funeral Home. The large family plans a Memorial Mass & traditional Irish Wake in the future. In lieu of flowers: donations can be made to the “Family of Darlene Larson” to support a children’s hospital & local veterans organization. ℅ The Oaks Funeral Home 630-250-8588

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