Darlene M. Schick, 85, of North Platte passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at Centennial Park Retirement Village. She was born June 8, 1932 to Harrison and Mable (Fitzsimmons) Hartford at Primrose near Cedar Rapids.
Darlene grew up around Primrose and Albion, graduating from Albion High School with the class of ‘49. After high school she taught at Albion.
On April 14, 1954, she was united in marriage to Henry Schick at North Platte. Darlene was employed at AT&T, until her retirement in 1981.
She was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Lincoln County Tree Board, Telephone Pioneers and Parliamentarians.
She was a master gardener and was in the Nebraska State Garden Club, presiding as president for two years.
She is survived by her husband, Henry of North Platte; son, Larry (Mary) Schick; daughter, Anissa (Monte) Walker; sister, Marjorie Taylor; brother, Tom (Donna) Hartford; grandchildren, Staci (Brent) Froman, Katie (Mitch) Pacheco, Andrea Schick, Colton (fiancé Erin Lewis) Walker, Luke Walker and Bryson Walker; great grandchildren, Emilee, Garrison and Brylee; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in care of arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to Juvenile Diabetes Research. Online condolence may be shared at carpentermemorial.com.