Darlene Gilardi, 83, of Viroqua, surrounded by her family, passed away at the Hospice House on Monday, February 27, 2017.
Darlene was born on July 7, 1933 to Harry and Eva (Adams) Lamprech. She was a graduate of Central High School, She married Louis “Pete” Gilardi on April 18, 1951. He preceded her in death on May 1, 2013. Darlene worked for the Vernon County Sheriffs Department, then retired from Viroqua Schools Dietary Department. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by two daughters: Debra Johnson of Westby, and Katherine Gilardi of LaCrosse; one son, Gary (Linda) Gilardi of Viroqua; three grandchildren: Bradley (Stacey) Gilardi, Eric Gilardi and Matthew Johnson; three great-grandchildren: Taylor, Hadley, and Haylee Gilardi; one brother, Earl (Joan) Lamprech of Aptos, CA; three nephews: Keith (Tris), Dan (Pam), and John (Carrie) Lamprech.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and in laws: Louis and Elizabeth Gilardi.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, March 3, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Viroqua with burial to follow in the Viroqua Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 4-7 PM at the Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home (123 W Decker, Hwy 56) in Viroqua. Friends may also call at the church from 9:30 until the time of service.
Online Condolences may be offered at www.VossFH.com
The Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family.
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