Darlene Kay Streets, 80, of Monmouth, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019, at her home in rural Monmouth, Iowa.
A celebration of Kay’s life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Monmouth, Iowa, Cemetery.
Darlene Kay Clark was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Jackson County, Iowa, to Ezra and Louise (Durkop) Clark. She grew up in Monmouth and graduated from Monmouth High School in 1956. She married Charles Russell “Chuck” Streets on June 29, 1956, in Maquoketa. He preceded her in death on Dec. 20, 2008.
Darlene was a housewife and farmed with her husband in the Monmouth area for many years. She had also worked at a couple factories in Clinton and sold Avon and Blair part-time on the side.
Kay enjoyed going to events at Ohnward Fine Arts Center, gardening, playing bingo and cards, crocheting, traveling, and listening to country music. She especially enjoyed spending time with family.
Those left to honor her memory include her children, Deb (Vurt) Wallroff of Maquoketa, Iowa, Becky (Randy) Owen of Abingdon, Ill., and Russell “Chuck” (Linda) Streets of Monmouth, Iowa; brothers, Glen (Micky) Clark of Missouri, and Dave (Loretta) Clark of Texas; 11 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughters Brenda and Donna, a sister Melva, brothers Henry, George, Leonard and Jim, numerous half-brothers and half-sisters, and a grandchild Maci Chavez.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Darlene Kay Streets memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.CarsonAndSon.com.