April 3, 2014


Darlene (Baugh) Peters, 77, of Glidden, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Carroll Health Center Nursing Home in Carroll.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Glidden United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lorinda Hoover officiating.

Organist for the service will be Mary Ross. Casket bearers will be Dave Baugh, Bob Baugh, Steve Baugh, Dennis Baugh, Jerry Kraetch and Larry Nold. Honorary casket bearers will be Darlene's grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Burial will be at Merle Hay Memorial Cemetery near Glidden.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. Friday at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden, where there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. The casket will be moved to the church at 8:30 a.m. Saturday when visitation will resume.

Online condolences may be left for Darlene's family at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com.

Born Dec. 30, 1936, in Jefferson, Iowa, she was the daughter of Grover and Leora (McCullough) Baugh. Darlene's family lived in Bagley, Iowa, until she was in the seventh grade when they moved to Minnesota. She graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1955. Darlene moved to Glidden in 1984 and worked in local flower shops and as an assistant librarian at the Glidden Library. She was a member of Glidden United Methodist Church. Darlene enjoyed flowers, gardening, reading, bird watching, poetry, spending time with her family and visiting with her friends.

Darlene is survived by five children: a son Michael Halligan and his wife Dawn of Liberty Hill, Texas; a daughter Debra Halligan of Glidden; a son Scott Halligan and his wife Lori of Jefferson; a son Curt Peters of Des Moines; and a son Carlan Peters and his wife Julie of Glidden; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren with one on the way; two sisters: Pearl Henke of Racine Minn., and Mary Bell of Stewartville, Minn.; a sister-in-law Mary Jane Baugh of Friend, Neb.; and several nieces and nephews.

Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and four sisters.