Darlene Unglaub, 90

Darlene A.M. Unglaub, age 90, of Watertown, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at her residence.

Darlene Alice May (Biersdorf) Unglaub was born Feb. 8, 1931, at Hill Crest Surgical Hospital in Minneapolis, the daughter of Walter and Emma (Kuntz) Biersdorf.

She was baptized March 8, 1931 at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer, with Rev. F. Erthal as officiant. She was confirmed April 2, 1944, at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer, with Rev E. Schwandt as officiant. Her confirmation verse was Acts 4:12, “Neither is their salvation in any other: for there is non other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.”

Darlene was united in marriage Oct. 5, 1950, to Leonard Unglaub at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer, with Rev. M. F. Rische as officiant. They were blessed with one daughter.

Darlene lived a life lovingly serving her family and community. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, and delighted in being a homemaker.

Darlene served as president of the American Legion Auxiliary in New Germany, and donated blood on a regular basis. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, and playing cards (especially Sheephead) with family and friends. Darlene’s greatest joy was time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.

Darlene was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard; parents, Walter and Emma Biersdorf; stepmother, Lucille (Muhs) Biersdorf; stepbrother, Leonard (Kathy) Biersdorf; father-in-law and mother-in-law, William (Elizabeth Kohls) Unglaub; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Clarence Unglaub, Herb (Lydia) Trittabaugh, Harold (Florence) Schuettpelz, Howard (Gerda) Unglaub, Bill (Lida) Feltmann, and James (Myrtle) Laumann.

Darlene is survived by her loving family, daughter, Sandra (Bruce) Narr of Dassel; grandchildren, Gene Narr, Wendy Narr, Jesse (Dana) Narr; great-grandson, Casen Narr; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A funeral service took place Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 121 Bluejay Ave. N. in Mayer, with Rev. Andrew Mussell as officiant. Visitation took place one hour prior to service. Interment was in the Crow River Cemetery in New Germany.

Casket bearers were Brian Biersdorf, Jim Biersdorf, Steve Schuettpelz, Gene Narr, Jesse Narr, and Mark Unglaub.

Honorary casket bearers were Dana Narr, Wendy Narr, and Casen Narr.

Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; 952-442-2121; www.johnsonfh.com.

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