Darlene Geschwill May 12, 1947 – Sept. 3, 2018

September 2018 Posted in Obituary

Geschwill DarleneDarlene Raye (Dorgan) Geschwill of Woodburn passed away Sept. 3, 2018 at the age of 71. She had developed a complication from a previous medical condition. She was surrounded by her family for her final days and hours.

Darlene was born in Silverton to Dan and Dolores Dorgan of Scotts Mills. She attended Crooked Finger Grade School and graduated from Silverton High School. She married William Geschwill on Dec. 5, 1970 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mount Angel.

Darlene was a homemaker and farmer’s wife. She always got her work done without complaint – canning, helping her children raise their farm animals, running for parts for the farm, and generally helping anyone anytime they needed it. In her younger years she enjoyed bowling, and other hobbies included working in her flowers, baking and making candy, and the occasional trip to the casino at the beach. She enjoyed shopping and would always bring by a little something she had found for a gift. She was the epitome of generosity.

She is survived by her husband William Geschwill of Woodburn, daughter Tamie Hart of Mount Angel, sons Fred (Leigh) and Bill (Heidi) Geschwill of Woodburn. She has six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Dan and Dolores, a brother Dan, and her daughter Chrissy Belden.

Services were held at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mount Angel on Sept. 7. In lieu of flowers, donations in her honor could be made to the Father Taafe Home in Salem or your favorite charity.

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