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Darlene Jahn

Nov. 15, 1938 - Sept. 1, 2009

REDWOOD FALLS -- Darlene Margaret Jahn, 70, of Redwood Falls, died Tuesday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Redwood Falls. Burial will be in St. Raphael Catholic Cemetery in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls, with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service, and for one hour prior to the service Friday at the church.

She was born Nov. 15, 1938, in Springfield to Martin and Catherine (Kastner) Wenisch. She grew up in Springfield.

She married Donald Jahn on May 25, 1963, in Springfield. They settled in Redwood Falls in 1974. She provided daycare for many years.

She is survived by her husband; children: Dawn (and Doug) Benage of Hutchinson, Darla (and Wade) Coonrod of Eden Prairie, David (and Beth) Jahn of Hutchinson and Danette (and John) Johnson of Waconia; five grandchildren; and sisters: Diane (and Jim) Becker of Fairfax and Deb (and Chuck) Johnson of Sherburn.

She was preceded in death by one sister.