Graveside services were held on Thursday, May 6, 2004, at Mountain View Cemetery, with a memorial service afterward at Faith Lutheran Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.
Darlene was born May 12, 1935, in Elgin Township, Wabasha County, Minn., the daughter of Alvin and Ida (Sell) Hoenk.
She married Larry R. Wehrs on June 28, 1953.
As Larry enlisted in the United States Air Force, they lived in various locations in the United States and overseas.
Darlene and Larry retired to Mountain Home in 1975 after 26 years in the military. Darlene was a career federal employee, working as a cashier at various military installations.
Darlene is survived by: her son, Gary Wehrs, of Germany; daughter, Denise Cardoza of Everett, Wash.; brothers Bob Hoenk and Dave Hoenk of Minnesota; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Larry, on March 18, 2002.
Memorials may be made in Darlene's name to the Faith Lutheran School, 1190 N. 6th East St., Mountain Home, ID 83647.