Darlene F. Schlegel, age 75 of Highland, IL, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.
She was born February 24, 1939, in East St. Louis, IL, the daughter of Homer Lee and Elizabeth Clara (nee Nowak) Provow Jr.
On November 05, 1960, she married William Delano Schlegel Sr. who survives.
She was a member of NCO Wives Club @ Scott AFB;Former Scout Leader.
Darlene was born and grew up in East St. Louis, IL. She was a graduate of Eastside High School. She worked for her father at Provow Grocery Store on State Street in East St. Louis. After her marriage, she followed her husbands Air Force Career with military tours including Thailand. From 1966 to 2003 they lived in Cahokia, and moved to Highland in 2003. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, the home shopping network, bowling and Volunteered for HIS KIDS. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren very much and will be missed greatly.
Survivors include :
Husband – M. Sgt. William D. Schlegel Sr. USAF, Retired, Highland, IL
Daughter – Lisa K. (Steven M.) Lange, Highland, IL
Son – William D. (Donna M.) Schlegel Jr., Naperville, IL
Daughter – Jill E. (Gary) Kharibian, Highland, IL
Son – Gregory S. Schlegel, Highland, IL
Grandchild – S. Sgt Jessica M. (T. Sgt Robert A. “Rob”) Powell USAF, O Fallon, IL
Grandchild – Tyler S. (Fere) Schlegel, Belleville , IL
Grandchild – Trenton W. Schlegel, Belleville, IL
Grandchild – Travis D. Schlegel, Naperville, IL
Grandchild – Christy L. (Charlie) Durbin, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Dana M. Kharibian, Waterloo, IL
Grandchild – Eric A. Kharibian, Dupo, IL
Grandchild – Gary A. Kharibian Jr., Highland, IL
Grandchild – Logan M. Kharibian, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Gregory S. Schlegel Jr., Highland , IL
Great Grandchildren – Thirteen .
She was preceded in death by :
Father – Homer Lee Provow Jr.
Mother – Elizabeth Clara Provow nee Nowak
Son – Steven Benton Schlegel died Stillborn 1970
Grandchild – Justin M. Lange died 11/19/2012
Brother – Ronald Lee Provow died 2011
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, Illinois.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, July 02, 2014 at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Memorial funeral service will be at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, July 02, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Interment will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to H.I.S. KIDS.