Darrell J. Earley Sr.


Darrell J. Earley Sr., 83, of Lena, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. He was born to Lena Earley on Aug. 10, 1937, in Oconto. He married the love of his life, Marjorie Sagen, on Feb. 4, 1956, at St. Charles Catholic Church in Lena. Darrell enjoyed doing carpentry and mason work, playing cards and spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Marjorie; 11 children, Gary (Carol) Earley, Cindy (Mark) Richter, Linda (Lloyd) Johnson, Sharon Earley, Terry (Annette) Earley, Annette (Robert) Renquin, Perry (Laura) Earley, Patrick Earley, John (Tina) Earley, Troy Earley, Pam (Doug) Stoll. Further survivors include 20 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and his brother, Dale (Patti) Hatton.

Darrell was preceded in death by his mother, Lena Earley; an infant son, Darrell Jr. and a brother, Robert Hatton.

A private family service will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church, 221 E. Main St., Lena on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. Visitation will take place from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with the Reverend Felix Abano officiating. Burial will be at St. Charles Cemetery, Lena. Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home — Lena is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.RhodesCharapata.com.