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Darlene Carpenter

Darlene Carpenter

Apr 23, 1937 - Sep 17, 2018
Darlene Elaine Carpenter, 81, of Riverton, Wyoming, passed away on Monday, September 17th, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at 10:00 am at St. John Lutheran Church with Reverend Bonita Knox officiating. Flowers, cards, or donations can be made in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, Wyoming 82501.

Darlene was born in Hartington, Nebraska on April 23rd, 1937 and was the eldest of three sisters. After graduating from high school she married her husband of 64 years, Bill Carpenter. Together they moved to Riverton, Wyoming where they raised their two loving sons, Steve and Randy.

Darlene worked as the personnel manager at K-Mart for over 20 years, where she was seen by her peers as a kind, caring person who would always lend a listening ear.

Lovingly nicknamed “Tooks” (short for grandma two-kitties) by her family, Darlene had a love for all animals, especially cats. Darlene’s favorite past times include playing bridge with her local group, online scrabble games and spending time with her family, friends and animals. Darlene will be remembered by all who knew her as quick-witted, sharp and a shining light. Darlene is survived by her two sons, Steven and Randy Carpenter, her daughter-in-law Candy, two granddaughters; Venessa and Heather, three great grandchildren; Abigayle, Kaiden, and Hannah, two sisters; Donna Bybee and Beverly Nelson, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her parents, Ray A. Wood and Norma Elaine Domina, her husband, Bill Carpenter, and her infant son.

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Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.