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Mrs. Darlene E. (Otto) Wulf

September 17, 1942 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 77)



Mrs. Darlene E. (Otto) Wulf, 77, of Abingdon, IL, formerly of Durant, IA, died July 29, 2020 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg, IL.

Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, August 1, at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Abingdon Chapel. Additional visitation will be 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Monday, August 3, at Bentley Funeral Home in Durant.  Memorials may be made to the Willing Workers 4-H Club in her memory.

Funeral services will follow the visitation at 3:00 p.m, Monday, August 3, at Bentley Funeral Home in Durant. Burial will be in the Durant Cemetery, Durant, Iowa. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, seating will be limited and social distancing limitations and face masks are suggested at all services.

Darlene was born in Davenport, IA on Sept. 17, 1942, daughter of Allen and Gertrude (Bangert) Otto. Darlene married Marvin R. Wulf on Feb. 22,1969 in Davenport. Together, they moved to Abingdon in 1983.

Darlene was a homemaker, who worked on the family dairy farm, alongside her husband. She loved animals, especially her dogs. She has had a large impact on others, as she was a 4-H leader for over 25 years. She enjoyed the small things, including cooking, baking, sewing, gardening,and other crafts. She loved polka-dancing, and going to fairs with her loved ones. She cherished attending her grandchildren’s concerts and grandparents’ days. 

Darlene will be dearly missed by her husband Marvin and daughters, Charlene (Mike) Lannholm Galesburg IL, Marlene (Mark) Watt Abingdon IL, Eileen (Steve) Tjaden Trivoli IL, Jolene (Joe) Faler Prairie City IL; her son, Eugene (Lindsay) Wulf Abingdon IL.  Also surviving are her sisters, Phyllis (Arlo) Krebs Durant IA, and Bernice Koberg Walcott IA, 11 grandchildren; and 1 great-granddaughter. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Kathleen, brother and sister-in-law, Allen (Karen) Otto; brother-in-law, Kenny Koberg.

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August 1, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel
206 N. Washington St.
Abingdon, IL 61410


Willing Workers 4-H Club

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