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Darla Jean Lovett

December 8, 1937 October 18, 2020
Darla Jean Lovett
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Obituary for Darla Jean Lovett

Darla Jean Lovett, 82, of Seward, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at Pinecrest Manor in Mount Morris. She was born December 8, 1937, in Rockford, the daughter of Kenneth Raymond and Lusetta Mae (King) Zimmerman Sr. She graduated from Winnebago High School in 1955. Darla married Ivan Lavere Lovett on October 27, 1956 in Rockford. Together they farmed in the surrounding area. In addition, Darla was a baker at the Winnebago Supervalu for several years.

She was an active member of Seward Congregational Church and its Women’s Fellowship and was a 4-H leader while her children were growing up. She dearly loved her grandchildren and enjoyed the company of her black lab, Blacky, roller skating and square dancing with Ivan, reading, playing cards, dominoes and Nintendo, and had a special interest in covered bridges.

Darla is lovingly survived by her children, Duane (Elizabeth) Lovett of Seward; Brian (Betty) Lovett, of Winnebago, Kris (Pete) Little of Granby, CO; son-in-law, Craig Schweinler of Seward; grandchildren, Kathleen Lovett, Steven (Tiffany) Lovett, Kelly Little, Bernadette Johnson, Bridgette (Adam) Krug; great-grandchildren, Ariahna Lovett, Roman Lovett, Layni Lovett, Nova Krug; brother, Ken (Mary Ann) Zimmerman Jr. of Rockford; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Darla is predeceased by her parents; husband, Ivan Lovett; daughter, Lori “Babe” Lovett; brother and sister-in-law, William “Denny” and Judy Zimmerman.

Graveside service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery, 184 S. Pecatonica Rd., Pecatonica with Pastor Joel Hicke of Seward Congregational Church officiating. Visitation 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 23, 2020 at Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago. Please follow wearing a mask and social distancing guidelines. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Friday

23

Oct

6:00 PM 10/23/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/23/2020 8:00:00 PM
Genandt Funeral Home

602 N. Elida St.
Winnebago, IL 61088

Please follow wearing a mask and social distancing guidelines.

Genandt Funeral Home
602 N. Elida St. Winnebago 61088 IL
United States

Graveside Service

Saturday

24

Oct

2:00 PM 10/24/2020 2:00:00 PM
Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery

184 S. Pecatonica Rd.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

Please follow wearing a mask and social distancing guidelines.

Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery
184 S. Pecatonica Rd. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

184 S. Pecatonica Rd.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

184 S. Pecatonica Rd. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.

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