Darlene Ann Jewett, age 75, of rural Howard Lake, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017, at her residence.
She was born April 7, 1942, in Monticello, the daughter of David and Ellen (Gibson) Allen.
Darlene was joined in holy marriage with Charles F. Jewett Nov. 27, 1958, in Buffalo.
Darlene was formerly employed at Carlson Doll Company in Maple Lake for many years.
She enjoyed fishing, garage sales, pull tabs, playing cards with her good friend, Pearl Fobbe; reading, and was a collector of many things.
Darlene is survived by her husband of 58 years, Chuck Jewett Sr.; children: Julie Davids of Big Lake, Fay (Al Langanki) Jewett of Cokato, Chucky Jewett Jr. of Winsted, Roy (Heidi) Jewett of Eden Valley, Billie (Joan) Jewett of Annandale, Lisa Jewett of Buffalo, Elizabeth (Dan) Latour of Maple Lake and Daisy Hohman of St. Cloud; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She is further survived by half brothers and half sisters: Steve (Vi) Spiering, Randy (Lou Ann) Spiering, Laurie Spiering, Jeannie Spiering, Richard (Ruth) Spiering, Marlene (Guy) Petersen; and many other relatives and friends.
Darlene was preceded in death by infant twin daughters, Kim and Kay Jewett; sons-in-law Rick Davids, and Lawrence Paumen Sr.; her parents, David and Elsie Allen, and Ellen (Gibson) Allen; a step brother, Roumaine (Audrey) Spiering; an uncle, Billy Allen; and an aunt, Theresa Reardon.
Funeral services took place Tuesday, May 23 at 5 p.m. at the Annandale Evangelical Free Church, with Pastor Denny Johnson officiating. Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery in Buffalo.
There was visitation from 3-5 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.
Casket bearers were Randy and David Trulson, Scotty Berg, Larry, Ronnie and Roy Paumen, Bradley, David and Charlie Jewett, Tyler LaFave, Ryan Davids, and Forest Mattson.
Arrangements were with the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.