Obituary – Darlene Urwiler


Pender — Darlene Urwiler, 77, rural Pender, died July 6, 2014, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

Visitation will be 3-8 p.m., July 10, with the family present from 6-8 p.m., at the Minnick Funeral Home, Wisner, and will continue Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., July 11, at the Christ Lutheran Church, Wisner.

Interment will be in the Wisner Cemetery.

Darlene Urwiler was born June 14, 1937, in rural Wisner, to Henry and Adeline (VonSeggern) Bremerman.  She was baptized July 18, 1937, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, north of Wisner, and confirmed Feb. 25, 1951, at the Christ Lutheran Church, Wisner.  Darlene attended Cuming County District #71 and graduated from Wisner High School in 1955. She received her normal training and taught rural school at District #44 in Cuming County.  Darlene later continued her education at Wayne State College and taught at District #59 in Cuming County prior to her marriage.   She married Daryle Urwiler Aug. 14, 1960, at the Christ Lutheran Church.

Darlene was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, WELCA, Leah Circle, taught Sunday School for many years, and took care of its Cradle Roll. She was a charter member of the Scattered Neighbors Extension Club. She and Daryle had belonged to a card club for 46 years, and the two of them had received the AK-SAR-BEN Good Neighbor Award.

She loved the county fair and received many honors and awards for entries in breads, jellies, jams and her chocolate chiffon cake. She loved all holidays, especially Christmas in the gifts she gave, filling stockings, baking cookies and decorating for the holiday.  She never missed celebrating a birthday in the family and sent sympathy, get well, birthday and anniversary cards to individuals in the community.  Darlene was especially proud of teaching her family to cook, sew and maintain a good home.

Survivors include her husband, Daryle Urwiler, rural Pender; son, Scott, and wife, Diane Urwiler, Laurel, and children, Aurora, Evan and Faith; son, Carter, and wife, Gema Urwiler, Wisner, and children, Levi, Paige, Jasmin and Carson; daughter, Dawn, and husband, Thomas Erickson, Ericson, and children-Mitchell and Margo; daughter, Jill Urwiler, Lincoln; son, Darin, and wife, Lori Urwiler, Wisner, and children, Sierra and Jesse; sister, Carol, and husband, Robert Olson, Fremont; and brother, Rollin, and wife, Faye Bremerman, rural Pender.

Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Adeline Bremerman, and an infant sister, Joan Bremerman.