Darlene Rose Schweinhagen, age 73, of Archbold, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 4, 2019, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon.
Prior to her retirement in 2015, she had worked for many years as a social worker for Fulton County Health Center.
Darlene was born in Wauseon on April 20, 1946, the daughter of Orville E. and Rose Ann (Mikota) Roth.
On Aug. 8, 1964, she married Eldon Schweinhagen, and he survives.
She was a lifelong member of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church in Archbold, where she also taught Sunday School.
She loved reading and crocheting and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving, besides her husband, Eldon, are two sons, David (Michelle) Schweinhagen of Wauseon, Alan (Kellie) Schweinhagen of Archbold; one daughter, Rose “Annie” (Chris) Hastedt of Hamler; 10 grandchildren, Amberly (Robert), Alan, Jr. (Rachel), Ridge, Mickenna, Tony, Austyn, Hon- our, Aaron, Autumn (Noah) and Zach; and one greatgrandson, Ronin.
She is also survived by two brothers, Orville Roth of Michigan, Rodney (Judy) Roth of Bowling Green, Ohio; and one sister, Debbie (Gary) Goebel of Stryker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two nephews, Chad Goebel and Craig Stubblefield; sister-in-law, Lorna Stubblefield; and mother and father-in-law, Paul and Evelyn Schweinhagen.
Visitation for Darlene will be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church in Archbold. The funeral service will immediately follow at 4 p.m., also in the church, with the Rev. Paul Reichert officiating.
The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Lupus Foundation of America, Fulton Manor of Wauseon, or Ohio Living Hospice Care.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with arrangements.