Darlene Ella Haffely, age 82, a resident of Webster passed away on March 26, 2020.
Darlene was born on March 5, 1938 in St. Paul, Minn., to parents, John and Lorraine Haffely.
She moved from the busy Twin Cities to Webster for a slower pace. She worked at Parker for 13 years, retired and took a part time position at the St. Croix Casino of Danbury where she worked about eight years. At the age of 80 she decided it was time to retire for good.
She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed camping, fishing, playing cards, gardening and going to the casino. She was a very social lady who was always saying hello, starting conversations and making friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlan Karrow; her parents and longtime significant other, Ron Sicard.
She will forever be missed by her daughters, Brenda (Kent) Karrow; Jody (Craig) Bartholmy; grandchildren, Tyler, Travis, Lindsay; great grandchildren, Lexie and Sean; her sisters, Norma Verdon, Marie Miller and brother Richard Haffely; along with other relatives and many friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 11 a.m. (visitation 10-11 a.m.) at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster with Pastor Steve Ward officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Bartholmy, Travis Karrow, Lindsay Koutek, Craig Bartholmy, and Kent Howe. Her final resting place will be at the Elmhurst Cemetery in St. Paul, Minn.
Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster.