Darlyne Longnecker passed away in her home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Darlyne was 86 years old. She was the youngest of three girls born to Ralph and Laverna Longnecker in Fonda, Iowa. She was born March 3, 1931. Her two older sisters were: Alverda Karaidos and Joy Rice both of Des Moines. She lived with her sister, Alverda for 32 years before moving into her own home in 2016.
Darlyne went to work for Central Life Assurance Company shortly after high school and worked there untill she retired.
Darlyne was never married and had no children of her own. She helped raise her niece, nephews and even her great-niece/nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Laverna Longnecker; her sister, Alverda Karaidos and by two brother-in-laws, James G Karaidos and Robert E Rice.
Darlyne is survived by her sister, Joy Rice; niece, Lynda J Rice; nephews, James L Karaidos, David G Karaidos, and Robert R Rice (Darcy); great-niece/nephews and great-great nieces/nephews.
Burial of cremated remains will be at Cedar Cemetery in Fonda, Iowa at a later date.
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