Emmett Van Roekel
Zoon van Geurt Van Roekel en Mattie Pearl Rudd, geboren 13-11-1921, overleden 14-6-1971 en begraven USA CA San Jose Los Gatos Memorial Park
Trouwt 15-8-1942 Darlene Marie Mathys, dochter van Levi C Mathys en Pearl Grace Stansbury, geboren 2-2-1926 USA SD Elk Point en begraven Elk Poin Cemetery
Darlene hertrouwt 10-2-1975 Arnold Andrew Harkness, zoon van Guy Everett Harkness en Anna Mae Tillotson, eerder getrouwd met Margery Hughes, geboren 12-11-1919 USA SD Union Co, overleden 25-3-1983 USA SD Sioux Falls en begraven Elk Point Cemetery
She was united in marriage to Emett W. VanRoekel on August 15, 1942. To this union, four children were born, Roxie, Sharon, Lee, and Mark. Emett preceded her in death on June 14, 1971. Darlene was united in marriage to Arnold Harkness on February 10, 1975. He passed away March 25, 1983.
Darlene worked at Prairie Estates as a Certified Nurse Aide for a numbers of years before she retired. Upon her retirement, she enjoyed playing BINGO and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Paula VanRoekel; her grandchildren, Rhonda (Charles) Ritter, Danelle (Robbie) Claussen, Valerie (Shawn) Shea, Sandy VanRoekel, Troy (Cassie) VanRoekel, Alex VanRoekel (Shaina Hummel), and Eric VanRoekel. Darlene is also survived by her 11 great-grandchildren.
Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands,(Emett and Arnold) and her children, (Roxie, Sharon, Lee, and Mark).
[Courtesy: Kober Funeral Home]