Darlene N. Divan

December 19, 1927 – May 5, 2022

Darlene N. Divan, 94, Thompson, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Society, Forest City. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, May 14, at Bethany Lutheran Church, Thompson, with Rev. Rod Hopp officiating. Inurnment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church. Cataldo Funeral Home, Garner, is in charge of arrangements.
Darlene Nuella Divan, the daughter of Thomas and Tillie (Asbe) Lundy, was born Dec. 19, 1927, at Hutchins. She graduated from Britt High School in 1945.
Darlene was united in marriage to Lyle Divan on June 8, 1947, at Bethany Lutheran Church, Thompson. They farmed near Thompson all of their married life.
After Lyle passed away in 1990, Darlene continued to live on the farm. In 2000, she moved to Forest City and later to Prairie View Apartments, Garner. In 2019, she became a resident of the Good Samaritan Society, Forest City. Darlene enjoyed spending time with her family and quilting.
She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and a neighborhood club.
Darlene is survived by her children: Linda Arnold, Garner; Carolyn (Robert) Sunde, Forest City; and Alan (Pamela) Divan, Vinje; grandchildren: Michael (Kirstin) Kollasch, Cary, Ill.; Amy (Brad) Berkey, Colfax; Chris (Melisa) Sunde, Omaha, Neb.; Matt (Kristin) Sunde,West Des Moines; Angela (Scott) Yegge, Ankeny; Joshua Divan, Vinje; Jacob Divan, Des Moines; and Jeffrey (Haley) Divan, Thompson; 13 great-grandchildren: Todd Berkey, Ryan (Johanna) Berkey, Brooke (Brock) Yossi, Dylan (Wendy) Berkey, Brady Berkey, Carter Sunde, Blake Sunde, Cade Sunde, Mason Yegge, Morgan Yegge, Ashton Abel, Ainsley Abel and Ella Krotz;  four great-great-grandchildren; Breckyn Yossi, Brynn Yossi, Claire Berkey and Scarlett Berkey; two sisters: Lois Kraft, Corwith; and Joyce Zeigler,Estherville; and many nieces and nephews.
 She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lyle; a brother, Howard Lundy; two sons-in-law, John Kollasch and Jim Arnold; and two brothers-in-law,  Carl Kraft, Jr. and Jim Zeigler.

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