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Darlene Spiker Obituary

Darlene M. Spiker

December 24, 1921 - January 13, 2013
Resided in Burlington, IA
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Darlene M. Spiker, 91, of Burlington, died at 11:05 AM Sunday, January 13, 2013, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

Born December 24, 1921, in Gladstone, she was the daughter of Alfred Herman and Jessie May Galbraith Lindberg. She married Francis "Frank" Edle on May 18, 1941. They later divorced. On November 18, 1960, she married Albert C. Spiker in Canton, MO. He preceded her in death.

Darlene worked as a dietary aide at the former Burlington Medical Center. She retired in 1986.

Darlene enjoyed raising her family.

Survivors include her three sons, Michael (Rosie) Edle and Thomas (Linda) Edle both of Danville, and Richard (Maria) Edle of Morning Sun; three daughters, Patricia (Del) Osborne of Sperry, Linda Edle of Elkhart, IA, and Janet Edle of Burlington; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husbands, she is preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.

Cremation has been entrusted to Thielen Crematory.

There will be no visitation or services.

Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory is in care of the arrangements.
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