June 8, 2019 — Darlene Ruth VanCleave was born on June 4, 1934, in Moorcroft, Wyo., To Laurence and Hilda Giese.
Darlene was married to John Pauls in 1954 and together they had four children; John passed away in 1967.
Darlene was blessed to find the second love of her life and married Jess VanCleave in November of 1978.
She is survived by her spouse, Jess VanCleave; her four children: Ruth (Kevin) Kahl of Billings. Mont., Steve (Dana) Pauls of Oakridge, Ore., Chris (Rick) Ramsey of Eureka Calif., and Bea (Don) Huber of Springfield, Ore.; her stepchildren: Steve VanCleave of Leechville, Ark., and Stephanie (Rick) VanCleave of Kneeland, Calif.; 12 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson.
Private interment will be held at Pacific Sunset Cemetery with a memorial celebration of Darlene’s Life to be held June 14, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Woahink meeting hall.
Burns’s Riverside Chapel Florence Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.