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Carolyn Ruth Darnielle, 91, of Ottumwa died at 12:55 p.m. February 21, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.
She was born June 8, 1926 in Ottumwa to Wilbur and Georgia Manning Arandus. She married Jack E. Darnielle on August 18, 1946. He preceded her in death on April 12, 2015.
A resident of Ottumwa all her life, she enjoyed playing cards with family and friends and was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago Bulls fan.
Surviving is her son, Craig (Jana) Darnielle of Ottumwa; a grandson, Chad Alan (Sandra) Darnielle of Davenport and a great- granddaughter, Sydney Darnielle.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Margie Yates and a brother, Harold Arandus.
Graveside services and burial will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Lawn Cemetery with Pastor Jeremy Skinner officiating.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Society - Ottumwa.
Published on February 22, 2018
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