Darlene Heathcote

Darlene Heathcote

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at Celebration Lutheran Church in Sartell for Darlene Heathcote, 86 who passed away on December 6, surrounded by her family. There will be a gathering one hour prior to services. A private family burial will take place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.  

Darlene was born July 19, 1935 in Springfield to Anne and Arthur Krueger.  She married Donald Heathcote on October 16, 1954 in Minneapolis, MN.  Darlene was a St. Cloud School District secretary for 25 years, retiring in 1997.  She was a member of Celebration Lutheran Church in Sartell, MN.  

Darlene is survived by her husband Donald; son Kenneth (Lois) Heathcote, of Sartell, daughters Holly (Dan) Fitch, of LaPorte, MN, LeAnn (Dr. Paul) Zastrow, of Tampa FL and Lynn (Gregory Chittick) Heathcote of Apex, NC, 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Hollace, Lancelot and Lester and infant daughter Susan.

Darlene’s family would like to extend their appreciation to the Centra Care Hospice Team and the VA Hospital for their excellent care and compassion for Darlene. 

 Memorials are preferred to Celebration Lutheran Church or Second Harvest Heartland. 

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