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Obituary of Darlene M. Havel

Darlene M. Havel, the daughter of Raymond Begnoche and Thelma (Doorman) Begnoche, was born August 24, 1942 at Clifton, KS and passed away on June 15, 2016 at the Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, KS at the age of
73 years, 9 months, and 21 days.
Darlene attended the St. Joe Grade School and later graduated from Clyde High School, Clyde, KS in 1960. On August 19, 1962, she was united in marriage to Kenneth R. Havel. The couple made their home and farmed southwest of Cuba, KS for 24 years. They later moved to Belleville, KS where Darlene worked for the Telescope for 15 years. In 1988, she began work at the Republic County Highway Department as an engineer’s secretary retiring in 2012 after nearly 25 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, and one brother, Jerry Begnoche.
Darlene is survived by her husband Kenneth R. Havel of Belleville, KS; one daughter, Melana (Scott) Sandquist of Smolan, KS; one son Monte Ray (Pam) Havel of Burlingame, KS; 5 grandchildren: Nicholas and Tiffany Havel, Christopher and Lindsey Sandquist, Stephanie (Spencer) Brown, one great grandchild, Katie;
One Brother, Dean (Elaine) Begnoche of Clyde, KS and One Sister, Shirley LeBlanc of Clyde, KS; Sister-in-law Charlene Havel and friend Jim of Lakeview, Oregon; special family friend, Tipper; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Bachelor-Surber Memorial Chapel, Belleville, KS with Pastor Shawn Baird, officiating.
Interment will be at the National Bohemian (Kopsa) Cemetery, rural Cuba,KS.
Friends may call from 9 AM until 9 PM on Friday with the family greeting friends from 7PM until 8 PM at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to family choice.
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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.

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