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Darlene Haug
Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca
Seneca, KS

Darlene Leona Haug passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Life Care Center of Seneca, surrounded by her loving family.

Darlene was born on November 30, 1926 to Frank C. and Josephine (Burdiek) Strathman on a farm south of Baileyville. Darlene attended Center Grade School and helped on the family farm.  She graduated from Baileyville High School in1944.

Darlene married Urban F. Haug on February 4, 1948, at Sacred Heart Church in Baileyville. After marriage the couple farmed north of Seneca until 1953, and then moved to a farm west of Corning; and made it their home for the next 40 years Together they raised two children and endured the loss of an infant. Darlene was the epitome of a farmer’s wife, working right alongside her husband by making sure he always had a home-cooked meal and tending a huge garden. In 1993, they retired and settled in Seneca. The couple celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary prior to Urban’s death on March 18, 2018.

Darlene was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Seneca; and a former member of the St. Patrick’s Parish in Corning for many years. Darlene had many hobbies including gardening, playing cards, making comforters, playing bingo, baking “Grandma’s Brownies”, and following her grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s many activities. She loved attending her family’s sports events and until recently, rarely missed an opportunity to cheer them on.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Urban; her parents, Frank and Josephine Strathman; an infant son, Josep; her brothers, Sylvester, Joseph, Adrian and Galen; her sisters, Frances Kramer, Agatha Strathman, Mary Kay Fangman, Berniece Strathman and Eileen Strathman; and grandson, Jason Adams.

Darlene is survived by her children Gary (Mary) of Seneca and Judy (Roger) Adams of Corning; seven grandchildren, Brenda (Ron) Quigley of Corning, Ryan (Melissa) Adams of Topeka, Tom (Amanda) Haug of Seneca, Brian (Amber Hernandez) Haug of Ellis, Janelle (Jim) Stockwell of Shawnee, Danny (Jennifer) Haug of Tonganoxie,  Pam (Nate) Kramer of Seneca; granddaughter-in-law, Laura (Jeremy) Conley of Havensville; and sixteen great-grandchildren.

Rosaries will be prayed at Lauer Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 25 at 2pm and 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 26 at 10am at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Seneca. Burial will be at the St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Corning.
Memorials may be left to Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and/or the Corning Ball Association.

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