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Frank B. Darrington

December 25, 1909 May 15, 2006
Frank B. Darrington
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Obituary for Frank B. Darrington

Rockford - Frank B. Darrington, 96, a lifelong resident of Burritt Township, died Monday morning, May 15, 2006, in his home, after a short illness. Born December 25, 1909, on the Darrington Apple Orchard, in Rockford Township, the son of Robert Jay and Pearl (Banks) Darrington. He attended Whig Hill School, Central High School and graduated from Brown's Business College in Rockford. Frank and Lauretta May Sarver were married by the Rev. Bannen on February 19, 1934, in Rockford. Together, they farmed with Lauretta's father, in Burritt Township. He enjoyed being a member of International Flying Farmers, having flown over 40 years, with Lauretta, to at least twenty states. By car, they traveled through most of the United States. A skilled mechanic, he loved repairing cars and anything else needing fixing.

Frank is survived by his brother, Robert (Gloria) Darrington of Rockford and nieces.

Frank was predeceased by his parents, wife, Lauretta Darrington, on January 7, 2005, and sister Roberta Carlstrom.

Funeral Information

Service is at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 18, 2005 in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago, with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until service time; the Rev. Darrell D. Sample, pastor of Burritt Community Church, will officiate. Burial in North Burritt Cemetery in Winnebago.

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