Darlyne Frances Barber

Service

Date: Mon, May 8, 2017
Start time: 10:30 am
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Arrangements By:
Merle Hay Funeral Home

Visitation

Date: Sun, May 7, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Darlyne Frances Barber

Darlyne Frances Barber age 93 passed away on May 4, 2017 at Kavanagh House Hospice on 56th. St. She is now united in Heaven with her Lord and Savior. Darlyne died of complications of Alzheimer’s Disease which she had battled for several years.

Darlyne retired from Target after 20 yrs. of service from age 62-82 yrs. She also had been a Receiving Clerk, Store Manager, Welder, and owned and operated an Ice Cream Store.

Darlyne had many hobbies including sewing, ceramics, knitting, crocheting, tatting, hunting, and fishing, but her true love was flower and vegetable gardening. She loved nature and animals.

Darlyne was married to Felix (Phil) Barber for 33 yrs. They had a daughter Tracey (Scott) Andrews, and Darlyne had a stepson Phillip Barber Sr. Darlyne had 8 grandchildren: John (Robyn) Michael, Hillary (Clint) Gardner, Spencer Andrews, Lynn Beidler, Jeff (Toni) Barber, Delana (Dale) Hutchison, Phillip (Carol) Barber Jr., and Bambi Barber. She also had 22 Great Grandchildren, 32 Great-Great Grandchildren, and 20 Great-Great-Great Grandchildren. She also had a Chihuahua named Lola. Darlyne will be lovingly missed but never forgotten. She will be remembered for her strength, tenacity, wisdom, and independence by everyone that knew her.

Darlyne’s funeral will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, at Merle Hay Funeral Home.  Visitation will be 3-5 p.m., Sunday, also at the funeral home.

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