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Darlene F. Larimore

November 7, 1935 — December 7, 2021

Darlene F. Larimore, 86, of Milford passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. She was born on November 7, 1935 in Quincy, the daughter of Wilford and Mary (Ingram) Slater. Darlene married Neil O. Larimore on October 23, 1955 in Hull.

Mrs. Larimore is survived by her husband, Neil Larimore of Milford; four daughters, Teresa (Richard) Hancock of Milford, Deborah (Sid) Allen of Milford, Linda Larimore of Milford, Valerie (Tim) Ward of Milford; one brother, Ernest (Melanie) Slater of Quincy; four sister-in-laws, Cleo Slater Powers of Payson, Donna Mibbs of Havana, Janet (Dan) Bingaman of Barry, and Marcia Copher of Fowler, Indiana; eleven grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren with one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Bill Slater and Donald Slater; and sister-in-law, Janet Slater.

Darlene was a member of the Milford Christian Church in Milford. She worked in the Milford High School cafeteria and library and drove a special needs bus for years. Darlene loved jig saw puzzles, reading, word searches, and Milford School activities.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the Milford Christian Church with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. Gary Milton and Rev. Brent Zastrow will be officiating. Burial following in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, December 10, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Milford Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to the Prairie States Camp, Milford Ambulance, Milford Christian Church, or donor's choice.

Arrangements are being handled by the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford.

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Friday, December 10, 2021

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

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811 E Hickory St, Milford, IL 60953

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