Darlene Lee Ladd, 80, of Springfield, died at 4:55 am, Tuesday August 21, 2012 at Heritage Health Care. She was born March 4, 1932 in Edwardsville, Illinois to Walter and Louise Swearingen Gerden.
One daughter, Jenifer Hartke, preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Amanda Ladd of Springfield and two grandchildren, Walter and Mitchell Ladd both of Springfield.
Memorial Gathering: 12 – 1 pm, Friday, August 24, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 1 pm, Friday, August 24, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Gifford officiating.