Wednesday, February 4th, 2009
Rockford resident Darleen J. McDaniel, 59, formerly Darleen Gause, died at 5:59 p.m. Feb. 2, 2009, at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. Death was due to natural causes.
She was born Oct. 8, 1948, in Fort Wayne, to Oris D. and Jeanette E. Thompson DeWald. On Jan. 1, 1999, she married Bruce McDaniel, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, David Gause, Rockford, and Michael (Kim) Gause, Celina; a daughter, Nikki Barnes, Huntington, Ind.; two stepsons, Mark (April) McDaniel and Andrew (Chris) McDaniel; and a stepdaughter, Mollie (Tom) Mowry; seven grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren and a stepgreat-grandchild.
Graveside services are 11 a.m. Friday at East Bethel Cemetery, Rockford.
Contributions can be made to New Horizon Community Church, Rockford.
Condolences can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arrangements were handled by Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford.