Funeral services for Darlene A. Biermann, age 92, of Wayne, will be held Monday, Oct. 31 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.
She died Tuesday at her residence Wayne CountryView Care Center.
Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayn.e
Darlene Alvera Biermann was born May 2, 1930 in Hartington to Alvin and Vera (Olson) Peterson. She graduated from Carroll High School. Darlene married John Gathje on Feb. 2, 1951 in Wayne, and this union was blessed with two sons. She was a lifelong resident of the Wayne area, having worked at Waldbaums and as a farm wife. On Feb. 15, 2003 Darlene married George Biermann at Our Savior Lutheran Church. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and now Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne.
Survivors include her sons, Randy (Chris) Gathje of Omaha/Mercedes, Texas and Rick (Sandra) Gathje of Wayne; grandchildren, Jon Gathje (Kaitlin Harper), Christina (Kevin) Modrell, Casey Gathje and Dustin Gathje; great-grandchildren, Koby and Riley Modrell and Benjamin Gathje.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Vera Peterson; husbands, John Gathje in 1984 and George Biermann in 2010; brothers, Paul Peterson and Alvin Peterson Jr.