In Memory of

Darlene Rummel

March 5, 1929 - April 4, 2019
From: Clive, IA

Fort Dodge – Darlene Rummel 90, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Woodland Creek Retirement Community in Clive.  Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with Pastor James Hoover Mossman officiating.  Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City.  Visitation will be 12:00 Noon Monday, April 8, at the Funeral Home until service time.

     Darlene is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Darwin; daughter Kely (Kurtis) Lawler of Grimes; 9 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her daughter Cindy Wheeler; sons, Rick and Jerry Rummel; grandsons, Chad and Brad Rummel; her parents, Fay and Blanche (Bigger) Beddow; sisters, Margie Hooker, Bonnie Siefken, and Shirley O’Tool; and brothers, Richard, Darrell, and Larry Beddow.

     Darlene Beddow Rummel was born March 5, 1929 at Ruthven Iowa.  She graduated from Pomeroy High School.  On February 20, 1949 she was united in marriage to Darwin Rummel at Rockwell City.  The couple made their home in Fort Dodge where they owned and operated Northside Service Station for 35 years until their retirement. In 2017, they made there home at Woodland Creek Retirement Community in Clive.  Darlene was a member of the First Congregational Church in Fort Dodge.  Darlene was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and her family was her life.

Funeral Services
2:00 p.m. - Monday
April 8, 2019
Palmer & Swankj Funeral Home
Rockwell City, Iowa
Pastor James Hoover Mossman
Cody Lawler
Mike O'Tool
Doug Beddow
Jim Kirchhoff
Danny Wheeler
Larry Peters
Kenny Siefken
12:00 - Noon Monday
April 8, 2019
Palmer & Swank Funeral Home
Rockwell City, Iowa
Rosehill Cemetery
Rockwell City, Iowa


Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11:08 AM
“Rummel Family:
We are so sorry for your loss. Your parents are good people and assisted our parents many times at the gas station fixing all kinds of issues with cars. I went to school with Cindy and know she and your mother are reunited. Prayers to all The Tarbox Family”
- Margaret Mary Hyndman

Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 9:57 AM
“Our deepest condolences during this difficult time. Darlene was such a sweet and funny lady. Our prayers support and sympathies. Love Julie and Gracen ”
- Julie and Gracen

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