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Saint Paul United Methodist Church
Tuesday August 25th, 2015
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Riverside Christian Church
Wednesday August 26th, 2015

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Anna Darlene Botteron

Anna Darlene Botteron, 67, of Antwerp, passed away Friday, August 21, 2015 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center. 

Darlene was born in Detroit on August 10, 1948, a daughter of the late Thelma (Burns) and Lloyd Hayden Gill.

She was a friend to everyone she met. She put God and family first and worshiped at Riverside Christian Church.

On April 7, 1979 she married Bill Botteron, who passed away Oct 8, 2001.

Darlene will be sadly missed by her children, Donald Harp of Antwerp, David Harp of Paulding, Rodd Botteron of Fort Wayne & James (Fritzie) Coil, Jr of Kendallville; siblings, Bill Gill of Antwerp, Bob (Linda) Gill of Defiance, Howard (Debbie) Gill of Harmans, MD, Doddie (Ed)  McCreery of Cecil & Dottie James of Fort Wayne; 3 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren.
Viewing is at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River Street, Antwerp on Tuesday, 5 to 8 pm.

Her funeral service is at Riverside Christian Church, 15413  SR 49, Antwerp, Wednesday, 11 am, with viewing one hour prior.

She will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery. 

Memorials to Antwerp Ministerial Assoc. or Antwerp Friends of the Library.

Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com  

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My heartfelt condolences to the family.I loved Dar the very first time I met her.My heart is a warmer place for having had her in it..I will think of you often my friend and will miss you dearly.

Connie Smith Aug 26 2015 12:00 AM


JOJO ISMAIL Aug 26 2015 12:00 AM

To the Botteron, Harp, Coil and Gill families. My deepest sympathy for the loss of Dar. She was always so good to my sister Nicole and her kids. Now her and Bill can be together again. May she rest in eternal peace.

Vickie Shaner Elumbaugh Aug 26 2015 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of Darlenes passing. A beautiful lady will be missed by many. Our prayers are with the family.

Walls Family Aug 25 2015 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear of Dars passing she will most definitely be missed by many. She was such a blessing to everyone she met. We love you Dar may you go rest high on that mountain.

amy Aug 23 2015 12:00 AM

Donald, Bill, and family. So sorry to hear of Dar's passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Faye Bauer Aug 23 2015 12:00 AM

David, I am so sorry to hear of the death of your mother. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Sue Jordan Aug 22 2015 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to Darlenes family during this difficult time. She was a wonderful woman.She always had the time to help someone in need.She will be greatly missed at the Essenhouse.

Debbie Sigman Aug 22 2015 12:00 AM