CONESVILLE, Iowa -- Darlene Letts, 68, Conesville, died unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, at her home.
The Rev. Rick Crooks will officiate. Casket bearers are Dwight Houseal, Ray Johnson, James McCullough, Ramon Martinez, Javier Martinez and Willard Solomon. Burial will be at the Conesville Cemetery.
Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home, Columbus Junction, is handling the arrangements.
Mrs. Letts was born Oct. 27, 1936, in Gladwin, the daughter of Donald and June McMath Houseal. She was married to Jim Soy.
She was a member and deacon of Grace United Church of Christ, Conesville. She was a caregiver to many people in the Conesville area. She enjoyed dancing, fishing and boating. She loved the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include three sons, Chris J. Soy and wife, Stacey, of Long Grove, Scott M. Soy and wife, Emmy, of Muscatine and Greg S. Soy and wife, Lisa, of Columbus Junction; two daughters, Deanna R. Clevenger and husband, Kevin, of Letts and Brenda D. Grouwinkel and husband, Ken, of Grandview; 15 grandchildren; and a brother, Dale Houseal and wife, Elaine, of Arizona.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Keith and Dean Houseal.