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Obituaries

Obituaries

Darlene Brecheisen Saile 1932 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Darlene Brecheisen Saile, 74, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Vinland Cemetery in Vinland.Mrs. Saile died Monday, May 14, 2007, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.She was born Nov. 23, 1932, in Baldwin City, the daughter of Henry A. and Noma J. Byrd Brecheisen. She graduated from Baldwin High School in 1951.Mrs. Saile worked in retail sales at J.C. Penney for five years. She later worked at the Douglas County Courthouse for eight years and for Jayhawk Siding for five years, retiring in 1989. She also owned and operated D & D Walnut Crackers, a family business she assumed after her father's death.She was a member of Vinland United Methodist Church and the Rebekah Lodge in Lawrence.She married Darrell D. Saile on July 21, 1951, in Clearfield, south of Eudora. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Diana Duver and Deena Jensen, both of Baldwin City; a brother, Donald Brecheisen, Conway, Ark.; and four grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 1 p.m. until services Friday.The family suggests memorials to the Darlene Saile Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.