Darlene Lindquist - July 09, 2013Darlene Lindquist, 87, of Aurora, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Memorial Community Care.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 12, in the Higby-McQuiston Chapel. Pastor Barb Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in the Richland Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Darlene Lindquist, daughter of Henry Andrew and Emmaline Elizabeth (Barber) Hayes, was born in Utica on March 11, 1926.
Darlene and her twin sister, Arlene, at the age of five were adopted in 1931 during hard economic time to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lindquist. They moved to their farm southwest of Marquette. Darlene attended Country School District 56 at Shady Nook. Darlene moved to Marquette in 1961, where she performed housekeeping duties for area families. In 1980, Darlene moved to Aurora with her sister.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Harold, Robert and Virgil Hayes and William Sonder and two sisters, Arlene Lindquist and Genevieve McCulley.
Survivors include her three sisters, Janet Morrison of Santa Clara, Calif., Mary Tilley of Carson City, Nev. and Dorothy Smith of Lincoln and three brothers, Robert Sonder of Grand Island, Henry Hayes of Blaine, Wash. and Leland Hayes of Paradise, Calif. and many nieces and nephews.