March 19, 1929 - Jan. 21, 2007
BEAVER?CITY?-- Darleen A. McClelland, 77, died Sunday (Jan. 21, 2007) at the Beaver City Manor.
She was born March 19, 1929, at Almena, Kan., to Walter and Eulalia (King) Roeder.
She grew up in Almena and graduated from Almena High School with the class of 1947. She attended Fort Hays State College at Hays, Kan., for two years. She taught county school south of Almena for one year.
She married Kenneth McClelland on July 3, 1949, at Almena. They lived in the Almena area, moving to Beaver City in 1957. She worked as a clerk with Kelley's Super Market for several years in the 60s. She was also a janitor for the First United Methodist Church in Beaver City for many years.
She moved to Beaver City Manor Assisted Living following her husband's death on April 24, 2005, later moving into the Beaver City Manor.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, UMW, Kitchen Queens Extension Club and Red Hats, all of Beaver City.
She was preceded in death by parents, husband Kenneth, and one brother, Merwin in 2000.
Survivors include her son, Kennis and wife, Nancy McClelland of Beaver City; two daughters, Kendra and husband, Dave Anderson of St Paul and Kaylene and husband, Jeff Bell of Holdrege; one sister, Aileen and husband, Norvan Meyer of Alexandria, Va.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Thursday, 10 a.m., at First United Methodist Church at Beaver City, with Rev. Robert Berlie officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery at Beaver City.
Visitation is today until 8 p.m., at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City and prior to services at the church on Thursday.
Condolences or personal reflections can be left at www.wenburgfuneralhome.com.
Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City is in charge of arrangements.