Darlene K. Reese, 69, Leesburg, passed away at 8:50 a.m. on Monday, July 15, 2019, at Goshen Hospital in Goshen, IN. She was born on Sept. 2, 1949, in Warsaw, to Lowell and Lola Jean (Horn) Whetstone.
She graduated from Akron High School and attended International Business College in Fort Wayne. She grew up in Akron and lived most of her life in the Leesburg (Oswego) area. She was married on June 21, 1969, in Akron to Daniel G. “Dan” Reese who survives. She retired from Zimmer Corp. as the accounts payable manager after 30 years and formerly at Clunette Elevator.
She was a life member of the Michigan Snowmobile Association and the Trail Rider Snowmobile Club in Baldwin, MI.
She was survived by her husband, Dan. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. SR 15, Warsaw. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, July 22, at Owen Family Funeral Home, SR 13 and CR 500N, North Webster.
Preferred memorials may be given to Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County, 3489 E. 100S, Pierceton, IN 46562. To send condolences to the family in memory of Darlene Reese, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com