Darlene ‘Ma’ Guennigsmann, 70

Darlene Marie Guennigsmann (“Ma”), age 70, of Watertown, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020.

There will be a memorial service Saturday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown, with a gathering of family and friends from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church, prior to the service.

Arrangements are with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.

Darlene was born April 4, 1949, in Watertown, to Philmor and Evelyn (Salonek) Bjork.

A loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she was known for her sense of humor, love of family, and hard work.

Darlene graduated from Watertown-Mayer High School, and made her career as a bartender in the area for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde; and parents Evelyn and Philmor Bjork.

Darlene is survived by her children: Michael (Patty) Guennigsmann, Marie Wall and fiancé Scott Richter, Michelle (Joe) Mcleran, and Dean (Nicole) Guennigsmann; seven grandchildren: Dillion (Ashley) Jobe, Bradley (Austyn) Wall, Danny Wall and Bren Fredrickson, Holly Guennigsmann, Sara Guennigsmann, Easton Guennigsmann and Deklan Guennigsmann; great-grandchildren Brinley Jobe, Camden Jobe, and Eliana Jobe; a sister, Sheila Seth; as well as many relatives and friends.

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