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Darlene Mae Stone, 64, of Park Rapids, died Thursday, June 6, 2013 at her home near Hubbard.

Darlene Mae Lanhart was born June 16, 1948 to Lyle and Marion (Claflin) Lanhart in Duluth. She moved with her family to Park Rapids, when she was 9 years old. She attended Menahga Public School.

She married David Stone Nov. 24, 1995 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Darlene enjoyed fishing, hunting, bird watching, crossword puzzles, knitting and bingo.

She was employed at Lori Lea Lanes for 13 years and Park Rapids American Legion for 7 years. She retired in 2010.

She was a member of Otto Hendrickson American Legion Auxiliary of Park Rapids and Menahga VFW Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband, David Stone of Park Rapids; sons, Rob (Gail Lindgren) Mackay of Park Rapids and Rod (Sherri Gottsman) Mackay of Park Rapids; stepson, Jamie (Mary) Stone of Greely, Colo.; stepdaughter, Jenny Stone of Brooklyn Park; grandchildren, Marah, RJ, Devin, Tyler, Emma; brothers, Leonard Lanhart of Minneapolis and David Lanhart of Staples.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lyle and Marion Lanhart; and grandson, Casey Dyer.

Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Cease Family Funeral Home Chapel in Park Rapids. Pastor Richard Jorgensen will be the officiant.

Visitation: one hour prior to the service.

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