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Funeral services for Darleen Crisman, 97, of wagner were Monday, March 13, at the Wagner Community Church. Burial was in the ZCBJ Cemetery, rural Wagner. Peters Funeral Home in Wagner was in charge of arrangements.

Darleen Crisman was born at Lynch, Nebraska on November 25, 1925, the daughter of Leslie and Lillie (Hawkey) Wentling. She died Thursday, March 9, 2023 at the Avera Bormann Manor in Parkston.

Darleen attended rural Boyd County schools and Monowi and Lynch grade schools, graduating from Lynch High School in 1943 with a Normal Training teaching certificate. She taught school in rural Boyd County and worked at Wheeler’s Grocery Store at Lynch. She came to Wagner in 1948 and clerked in Summer’s Store.

ShemarriedWayneCrisman at Wagner in 1948. Two children, Terry and Dean, were born to this union. Together they farmed southwest of Wagner until 1986, when they moved into Wagner. She worked at Boom’s Restaurant. She will be remembered for her love for her grandchildren and great grandchildren and her enjoyment of growing flowers and sewing. She attended the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, the Wagner Community Church and was a member of AARP.

Thankful for having shared her life are her son Dean of Belle Fourche, three grandchildren: Jacob (Jillian) Crisman, Aaron (Sara) Crisman and Matthew (Larin) Crisman; 11 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Darleen was preceded in death by her husband Wayne in 2004, son Terry in 2013, parents, sister, Dorothy Anderson and brother-in-law, Ray.