Darlene Hook, 91, of rural Wapello died Sunday, April 30, 2023 at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.
She was born October 17, 1931 in Burlington, was the daughter of Ora and Clara Deppey. On February 15, 1949, she married William (Bill) Hook in Burlington. They had three children, Connie (Rohwer), Randy Hook, and Georgia (Riley). She and her husband Bill, farmed the family Century Farm near Toolesboro their entire life.
She was a Charter member of Indian Hills Golf and Country Club, now known as, Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club. Darlene was a devoted sister of the TTT Organization. She was a member of the Wapello Methodist Church.
She and Bill spent many years wintering in South Texas at their Condo. They both enjoyed golfing, playing cards and spending time with family. She played many card games, such as Cribbage, Euchre, Gin, Hand and Foot, Pinochle, 31, 65, and “Ole Heck”, just to name a few! She was an avid Iowa / Iowa State Sports fan!
Survivors include, Brother, Doug Deppey, two daughters, Connie Rohwer, (Gary), Georgia Riley (Doug), and son, Randy Hook (Vicki). Grandchildren, Jaime Truitt, Angie Phillips (Bill), Jason Guckert (Carley) and Jeffrey Guckert (Kelley), 2 step-grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Bob, and husband Bill, on February 13, 2009.
Visitation with family will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral Home on Monday, May 8, 2023 in Wapello. The funeral service with be 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at the funeral home. Graveside will follow at the Mallory Cemetery.
Memorials have been established for the Wapello Methodist Church and Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club.