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Darrington, Millie Mae (Orum) -- 1899 - 1994


Posted By: Barry M. Dahl (email)
Date: 11/20/2010 at 15:30:54

The obituary for Millie Darrington, from the Welch collection.

Mabel -- Millie Mae Darrington, 94, of Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel and a former longtime Hesper, Iowa resident, died Saturday (March 26, 1994) at the nursing home.

Millie Mae Orum was born May 21, 1899, Ridgeway, Iowa and attended Ridgeway school. On Sept. 20, 1923, she married Byron Darrington in Grinnell, Iowa. They lived in the Hesper area most of their married lives except for four years in Carlisle, Iowa, four years in Bayfield, Wis., and 21/2 years in Milwaukee as co-pastors of Friends churches. Her husband died Oct. 21, 1974. She was a member of Hesper Friends Church.

Survivors include four sons, frank of Mabel, Bruce of Clermont, Fla., Wayne of Hesper and Mark of Palmdale, Calif.; a foster daughter, Shirley Lloyd of Connecticut; 15 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. A sister and two brothers preceded her in death.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hesper Friends Church, with the Rev. Keith Mardock officiating. Burial will be in the Hesper Public Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel.


Winneshiek Obituaries maintained by Bruce Kuennen.
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