Obituary for Darlene Finch
Darlene Yvonne (West) Finch Obituary
Darlene Yvonne (West) Finch, 80, of Oregon, Wisconsin died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Oregon Manor.
Darlene was born on March 28, 1937, in Wyeville, WI, the daughter of Benjamin and Florence (Parker) West.
On October 29, 1955 she married Raymond L. Finch at the Warrens Baptist Church. They enjoyed traveling with their children throughout the United States and Canada.
Darlene enjoyed art and exploring her genealogy. She was a Switchboard Operator at Meriter Hospital (Madison General) for 30 years. She graduated from Tomah High School, Tomah, WI in 1955 and received a Associates Degree degree from Madison Area Technical College in 1992. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include her three children; Michael Ray Finch of Richmond, CA, Lynda Marie (Timothy) Zeller of Lansing, MI, and Stephanie Ann (John) Reuschlein of Madison, WI; daughter-in-law, Traci Finch of Fitchburg, WI and a son-in-law, James (Sharon) Dahlke; six grandchildren, Gregory James (Courtney) Dahlke, Cheryl Marianne (Matt) Kjernes, Anastasia Elaine (Paul) Siegel, Samuel Evan (Yulia) Zeller, Brandon Allan Finch; Hannah Elizabeth and Isaiah Mark Reuschlein; Great-grandchildren, Joshua Robert and Gordon Cooper Siegel, Coralynn Rae Dahlke, Ella Raelyn Kjernes.
Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Florence West, her husband Ray, her Daughter Rayma-Jean (Finch) Dahlke, and her son Richard Allen Finch.
A memorial service, officiated by Pastor William Moyers, will be held at Foster Funeral Home, 2109 Luann Ln., Madison, WI at 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 16, 2018. Interment to follow at Lone Rock Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to Agrace Hospice, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711