Darlena L. Macklin of Ste. Genevieve died on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Riverview at the Park Care and Rehabilitation Center in Ste. Genevieve after a short illness. She was 57 years old.
She was born September 4, 1962, in Ste. Genevieve.
She is survived by her father, Martin “Finley” Macklin and his wife Elaine (Kertz) Macklin; one daughter, Crystal Linkous; one son, Justin Macklin; three brothers, Ronald Macklin and special friend Sandy Coleman, Raymond “Raymie” Macklin and his wife Susan, Harold Macklin; and one grandson, Greyson.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Bertha (Parmer) Macklin.
She loved animals and native American items and cultural decor.
Graveside service was Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at Crestlawn Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve. Rev. Paul Hassler officiated. Burial was at Crestlawn Cemetery. Basler Funeral Home of Ste. Genevieve handled the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to family use.