Darleen Senff

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Darleen Senff, 90 of York passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, northeast of Hampton. Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at Metz Mortuary in York. The family will meet friends from 6-7:30 p.m. at the mortuary. Memorials may be directed to the family for a later designation.
Metz Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Darleen Dorothy Senff was born on Dec. 4, 1927 to Carl and Clara (Wellman) Apetz on a farm southeast of York. She attended St. John Lutheran School south of Waco. She moved with her parents to York in March 1938. She then went to York Schools.
She married Marvin Senff on Oct. 19, 1947 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York. They had three sons: Dennis, Dean and Michael. She and her husband farmed east of Hampton. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Ladies Aid and did a lot of sewing for the Orphan Grain Train and World Relief. She sewed quilt tops and bottoms and helped put them together.
She learned to embroidery as a young child and did it as long as she could. She loved to embroider tea towels. She made a set for her family and grandchildren. She made a lot of sets and gave them as gifts. She made a quilt for each of her sons and grandchildren. She and her husband loved to go to their children’s school programs and sports events and later to their grandchildrens’. Left to cherish her memory are her three sons Dennis and Joyce of Hampton; Dean and Karla of Hampton and Michael of Hampton; 7 grandchildren Brian and Jessica Senff, Michelle Senff, Mark and Rachel Senff, Nikkol Senff, Kaleb, Tiffany and Brent Senff; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Wanda Apetz and Lila and Maynard Miller; nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.
She was preceded by her parents, husband Marvin, special in-laws Henry and Emma Senff; brothers Delbert and Leona Apetz; Alvin and Luella Apetz, Lee Apetz, sister Mildred Threatt, brother-in-law Ivan Senff, two great-granddaughters.


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