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September 29, 1933 – Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Service Information
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN
Saturday, August 2, 2014
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN
Saturday, August 2, 2014
10:00 AM

Darleen Emma Gutknecht, age 80, of Buffalo passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014. She was born on September 29, 1933 in Winsted Township, Minnesota, the daughter of William and Emma (Litschke) Roos. Darleen was baptized at her parent’s home on October 1, 1933 by Pastor Paul Eckert, and was confirmed March 30, 1947 by Pastor R.A. Ritz at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie. Her confirmation verse was 2 Cor. 5:15 KJV “And that he died for all that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.” She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Darleen graduated from Lester Prairie High School in 1951.

On July 1, 1979, Darleen Roos and Walter Gutknecht were joined in holy marriage at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church – Pelican Lake.

Darleen is survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Carl Gutknecht, Florence Gutknecht, Lillian and Edwin Duff; nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter, in 2006; brother Reuben Roos in 2014; parents William and Emma Roos; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Arthur and Doris Gutknecht, Roberta Gutknecht, Elroy Gutknecht, Elmer Gutknecht, and Richard and Dorothy Gutknecht.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM with the funeral service at 11:00 AM at The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo. Pastor Stephen A. Smith will officiate at the service. Karen Davis, Darleen’s niece, will be the organist; hymns: “Softly and Tenderly” and “Amazing Grace”.

Interment follows at the church cemetery.

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