– Darlene 81, passed away at her home on July 31
surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Ryder, ND and
moved to Lyons in 1952. Darlene married Robert Franklin on
December 15, 1956 in Lyons, he preceded her in death on
February 5, 2012.
loved Christmas, gardening, scrapbooking, travelling and had
a special interest in genealogy. Darlene worked on interior
finishing in custom homes and served at the Salem Hospital
for over twenty years helping with food services. She was a
member of the Eagles Lodge and attended Santiam Chapel in
is preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Bertha
Schiewek; her daughter, Cindy Franklin; her brothers,
Leonard & Richard Schiewek; and her sister, Christine
Kilgore. Darlene is survived by her children, Rodney
Franklin of Sublimity, Alan (Connie) Franklin of Lyons,
Stanley Franklin of Lyons, and Tina (David) Birch of Boise,
ID; brothers Bob, Ed, Ken, and Don Schiewek; sisters, Mary
Benda and Kathi Donohue; seven grandchildren, and nine
great-grandchildren with one more on the way.
memorial service will be held at Santiam Chapel in Lyons on
8/8/2019 at 11am. Private interment will be in Fox Valley
Cemetery, Lyons. Contributions can be made to the Santiam
Heritage Foundation Brown House, where her husband was born.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.