Darlene Harsche 79, Bismarck, died September 4, 2017, at Sanford Medical Center in Bismarck. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 7, at 10:00 a.m. at Bismarck Funeral Home.
There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.
Darlene was born on October 23, 1937, the daughter of Conrad and Erna (Rosenberg) Mekosch.
Darlene married Englbert Harsche from Shields, ND on June 1, 1957. She stayed home to raise their five daughters. She had a love for fishing, Yahtzee, shopping and an occasional Casino run. According to her daughters, she was the best dang cook there was! Her creamed chicken and potato salads were amazing, just to name a couple!
Darlene is survived by her husband, Bert; her daughters, Laurie (Shorty) Jacobson, of Bismarck, Victoria Harsche (Heath Wimer), of Lincoln; Denise Timmons (Tony) of Bismarck, Janine Harsche of Baldwin, and Barbra (Aaron) Carman of Northwood, IA; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; Heather (Michael) Baril of Fargo ND, Justin (Jamie) Jacobson and children: Sawyer and Stella of Bismarck, Vogue (Nicholas Treib) of Mandan, Joshua Schatz and Cory Schatz of Baldwin, Shawn Pederson of Nebraska, and Sarah Pederson of Northwood, IA.
She was preceded in death by her parents Conrad and Ern; brother, Robert and sister, Doris; son-in-law, Terry Jacobson; and grandson, Jamie Schatz.