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Darlene Johnston

| March 28, 2006 11:00 PM

Darlene F. Johnston, 64, died Thursday, March 23, at the Libby Care Center.

She was born Nov. 27, 1941 at Elm Creek, Neb., to Edward and Iva Parks Schroeder. She married Roger Johnston in 1959 in Odessa, Neb.

She worked for the Libby Public Schools as the lunch program coordinator. She was a member of the Libby Elks Lodge and a member of the local Red Hat Society.

She loved to watch Libby Logger sports team compete.

Darlene was preceded in death by her husband Roger.

Survivors include her mother Iva Schroeder, brothers and sisters Bob Schroeder, Andy Schroeder, Jean Moore, Ben Schroeder, Mark Schroeder and Randy Schroeder, all of Nebraska; her children Rex Johnston of Libby, Roger and his wife Cindy Johnston of Libby, Ryan Johnston of Libby, Richard and his wife Dawn Johnston of Oregon, Rochelle Johnston of Oregon, Rebecca Robertson-Johnston of Tennessee; grandchildren Jennifer, Jessica, Brittany Darlene, Madison Faith, Ryggs, Kayleb, Rylie, Reece, Rocky and Robbie.

Servies will be held in Elm Creek, Neb., on Thursday, March 30 at 10 a.m. Burial will immediately follow in Riverdale, Neb. Visitation was Sunday, March 26, from 1-5 p.m. at the Nelson & Vial Funeral Home in Libby.