Darlene M. Lutrell, 85, of Alpha, IL, died Wednesday April 22, 2015 at the Abingdon Care Center in Abingdon, Illinois. Cremation has been accorded and graveside services will be at a later date in the New Windsor Cemetery. Memorials may be left to the American Heart Association or the Oxford American Legion Post 1197 Auxiliary. Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
She was born October 6, 1929 in Sioux Falls, SD to Alfred and Florence Brazel Forseth. She graduated from John Marshall High School in Chicago and married Max Lutrell September 24, 1948 in New Windsor, IL.
Darlene was a homemaker, member of the Oxford American Legion Post 1197 Auxiliary and Bethany Lutheran Church in Woodhull. She enjoyed painting and loved to spend time with her grandchildren. Darlene and Max moved to Arizona in 2006 and returned to Bettendorf in 2012.
Survivors include her husband: Max; one daughter: Lori (Greg) Nimrick of Woodhull, IL; one son: Chris (Cathy) Lutrell of Phoenix, AZ; 5 grandchildren; 2 great grandchild; several nieces and nephews.
Darlene was preceded in death by her parents; children, Monte, Stewart and Gail Beth; one brother: Marlo; and one sister: Delores Anderson.
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