Darlene Peters

Darlene (Baugh) Peters, 77, of Glidden passed away on Apr. 1 at the Carroll Health Center Nursing Home in Carroll.

Darlene was born Dec. 30, 1936 in Jefferson, the daughter of Grover and Leora (McCullough) Baugh. Darlene’s family lived in Bagley until she was in the 7th grade when they moved to Minnesota. She graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1955. Darlene moved to Glidden in 1984 and worked in local flower shops and as an assistant librarian at the Glidden Library. She was a member of the Glidden United Methodist Church. Darlene enjoyed flowers, gardening, reading, bird watching, poetry, spending time with her family and visiting with her friends.

Darlene is survived by five children:  a son Michael Halligan and his wife Dawn of Liberty Hill, Texas; a daughter Debra Halligan of Glidden; a son Scott Halligan and his wife Lori of Jefferson; a son Curt Peters of Des Moines; and a son Carlan Peters and his wife Julie of Glidden. She is also survived by seventeen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren with one on the way; a sister Pearl Henke of Racine Minnesota; and a sister Mary Bell of Stewartville, Minnesota; a sister-in-law Mary Jane Baugh of Friend, Nebraska; and several nieces and nephews. Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, and four sisters.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Apr. 5 at the Glidden United Methodist Church with Rev. Lorinda Hoover officiating. A prayer service was held at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden on Apr. 4. Organist for the service was Mary Ross.  Casket bearers were Dave Baugh, Bob Baugh, Steve Baugh, Dennis Baugh, Jerry Kraetch, and Larry Nold. Honorary casket bearers were Darlene’s grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Burial was in the Merle Hay Memorial Cemetery near Glidden.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden and online condolences may be left for Darlene’s family at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com    

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