November 12, 1930 - December 20, 2016
Darlene Emma Oswald, 86, of Carroll, died, Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the Hawkeye Care Center in Carroll. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 23, 2016 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll. The Celebrant will be Fr. Craig Collison. Music will be by Kate Cuddy, Jean Knobbe and the St. Lawrence Choir. Lector for the funeral mass will be Pat Vogl. Eucharistic Minister will be Florence Oswald. Casket Bearers will be: Clyde Neumayer, Clifford Neumayer, Tim Vogl, Ed Vogl, Tony Vogl, and Pat Soyer. The Carroll Catholic Daughters of the Americas will form an honor guard for the funeral mass. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Carroll. Friends may call at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll after 4 p.m. on Thursday where there will be a rosary at 4:30 p.m. by the Carroll Catholic Daughters of the Americas and a Christian Wake Service at 6:30 p.m. The casket will be moved to St. Lawrence Church on Friday morning where visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until time of the funeral mass. Memorials may be left at the funeral home or the church for St. Lawrence Parish. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll and online condolences may be left for Darlene's family at www.sharpfuneral.com. Born on November 12, 1930 at Breda, IA, Darlene was a daughter of Tony and Mary (Damm) Neumayer. Darlene grew up on a farm near Breda, attended school in Breda and graduated from Breda High School in 1949. On June 21, 1950, Darlene married Paul Oswald at St. Bernard's Church in Breda, IA. The couple made their home in Breda, Wall Lake and Carroll. Darlene worked in housekeeping at the Carroll Health Center for more than 20 years. She devoted her life to her family and was a beloved wife and mother. She was a member of St. Lawrence Church and the Catholic Daughters of America. Darlene is survived by her husband, Paul Oswald of Carroll; her children, Danny Oswald of Carroll, Daryl (Joan) Oswald of South River, NJ, Donald (Nancy) Oswald of Omaha, NE, Deanne (David) Caulfield of Bellevue, NE, and David Oswald of Carroll; her granddaughter, Taylor Caulfield of Bellevue, NE; her stepbrother, Duane (Betty) Ludwig of Sioux Rapids, IA; her stepsisters-in law, Norma Jean Ludwig of Vail, Mary Ludwig of Breda and Edna Ludwig of Carroll; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Betty Oswald of North Palm Beach, FL, Lola Heim of Sioux Falls, SD, Leon (Florence) Oswald of Carroll, Gladys Nieland of Breda, William Oswald of Kyle, TX, Arthur (Virginia) Oswald of North Platte, NE, and Marge (Robert) Tigges of Carroll, as well as many nieces, nephews, other extended family and many friends. Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, Tony and Mary Neumayer; her stepfather Tony Ludwig; her parents-in-law, Peter and Theresa (Goecke) Oswald; her children, Joseph, Dennis, Mary, Elizabeth and Jerry; her brother and sister-in law, Virgil (Betty) Neumayer; her stepbrothers, Romaine Ludwig, Norman Ludwig and Orville Ludwig; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Rita (Ray) Reicks, Maizie (Albert) Soyer, Dorothy (Ed) Vogl, Charles Oswald, Cletus Heim, Norman Nieland and Louis Oswald.
Darlene Emma Oswald, 86, of Carroll, died, Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the Hawkeye Care Center in Carroll. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 23, 2016 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll.... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Darlene Emma Oswald, 86, of Carroll, died, Tuesday, December...View More
Flowers & Gifts
Send flowers to the Oswald family.Send Flowers