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Obituary | Darlene R. Therkelsen

Darlene R. Therkelsen

Darlene R. Therkelsen

Darlene R. Therkelsen, age 67, passed away Dec. 15, 2021, with her husband by her side. She married Stuart, the love of her life, in Mesa, Arizona on Jan. 21, 1989. She is survived by her husband Stuart of 33 years; one sister, Monica Geihl of Minnesota; and nieces and nephew. Darlene is preceded in death by her parents, infant sister, brother Charles Hoffrogge, aunts and uncles.

Darlene went to school in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, then went on to William Tech for accounting and graduated in 1974. From there she worked close to 18 years for Revere Milling. Later, she helped her husband in the construction business doing the books and helping on jobs while working for Gordy Foods and Running Farms & Fleet. She received a 10-year award for dedicated service. She also operated the last carousel while she lived in Las Vegas for a while. She was invited on the Channel 8 News show casing the last day the carousel was operated. Darlene was also very active in American Legion, Eagles and Jaycees.

For 15 years, she enjoyed being a snow bird in Las Vegas and Bullhead City. Later, we decided to build a home in Kingman, Arizona and became residents in March of 2015.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a Champion Church, 3055 E. Northern Ave, Kingman, Arizona, on Jan. 18, 2022, at 2 p.m.

Arrangements were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory.

Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at To send a FREE card to the family go to www.sendoutcards/lietzfraze.

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