Darlene graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1956. After high school Darlene pursued a career as a licensed practical nurse. In late 1960 Darlene met the love of her life on a blind date and they married six months later, April 9, 1961.
Darlene was active in Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile. She spent hours upon hours crocheting things for the children at the Shrine hospital. Darlene loved the outdoors. Her fondest memories were of camping trips and horses.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray; her parents and sister (Dorothy Joyce Goodbrand). Darlene is survived by her children, Scott (Angie) Viegut and Lisa (Phillip) Jordan; grandchildren, Cassi, Seth, Colten, Julie and Sydney and great-grandson, Hiram.
Darlene's memorial will be held April 9 at 1:00 p.m. at Lonepine Hall with potluck reception and graveside service to follow. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Darlene’s name to the Shrine Hospital, 911 W 5th Ave, Spokane, WA 99204.