Darlene Mae Jothen (Updated)

Darlene Mae Jothen, 81, passed away peacefully February 8, 2024 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 36 years and a former resident of Rawlins, Wyoming.

Darlene was born September 22, 1942 in Hurdsfield, North Dakota; the daughter of Edward E. Ehman and Maria Eckeman.

She attended school in North Dakota.

Darlene married the love of her life Ronald Jothen September 1970 in Minot, North Dakota. He preceded her in death October 24, 1992.

She worked as a store clerk at Mr. Al's Convenience Store for 10 years until she retired in 2009.

Being from North Dakota, Darlene was very outdoorsy. She loved spending time with her daughter and grandchildren up in the mountains camping. She would also sneak in a few trips to Wendover to try her luck at gambling. Darlene was an animal lover through and through. Large or small, she loved them all. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Survivors include her daughter, Velvet Fall and husband Lewis of Rock Springs, Wyoming; three grandchildren, Tina Fall; Eddy Fall; Kayla Fall and companion Matt Eaton; six great grandchildren, James; Zoey; William; Madison; Abbey; Hannah; four cousins, Diane Eckeman; Joy Eckeman; Kevin Ehman; and Jeff Ehman.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Following Cremation, a Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, March 7, 2024 at the American Legion 24, Gunyan Hall, 543 Broadway Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Condolences may be left at http://www.vasefuneralhomes.com.

 

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