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Darlene Karr

Obituary of Darlene E. Karr

STERLING- Darlene E. Karr 86, of Sterling, died, Friday, June 12, 2020 at Regency Care of Sterling.         Darlene was born March 14, 1934 in Cresco, IA, the daughter of George and Georgina (Hart) Becker. She married Orville Karr on June 14, 1958 in Cresco, IA.  He preceded her in death on September 21, 2012. Darlene attended New Life in Christ Church, Sterling, and taught Sunday school for 40 years. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and spending time with family.       Survivors include one son, Jeffrey Karr of Downers Grove; two daughters, Darla Karr of Sterling, Yvonne (Mike) Hayward of Aurora; 2 brothers Raymond Becker of Dakota, MN, Eugene Becker of Waterloo, IA; six grandchildren, Jeremy Dunsing, Danielle (Sean) Harvey, Nadine Dunsing, Nathan Dunsing, Scott (Michelle) Hayward and Daniel (Krystal) Hayward and 5 great grandchildren. Skylar Harvey, Jaxson, Allison, Emerson and Lincoln Hayward.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers Ronald Becker, and Roger Becker. Drive-thru visitation will be June 18, 2020 from 11AM-12PM at Schilling Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at Riverside Cemetery with Pastor Brian Vickers officiating.             A memorial has been established         Online condolences may be sent to

Drive-Thru Visitation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Schilling Funeral Home
702 First Avenue
Sterling, Illinois, United States