Darlene Kathleen Priebe, age 74, of Stratford, passed away suddenly at St Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener on March 28, 2022. Born in Tillsonburg, daughter of the late Edward and Gertrude (Smythe) Priebe. Beloved wife of William Lansbergen of 54 years. Loving mother to Corinna (Glenn) Rose and Adam (Carolina) Lansbergen.
Proud Nana to Darlene (Michael) Ramirez, Sarah, Julie and Whitney Rose, Peter Lansbergen (Taylor Ford), Joshua, Jonah and Dante Lansbergen, Serena (Tyler) Cook. Dear Great Grandma to Kaelyn, Paisley, Levi and Sophia.
Dear sister of Dennis (Daniella) Priebe, Donna (George) Farrow, Melvin Priebe (Sue Bott), Sharon (Bob) Wyse, Cathy (Joe) Craven, Bryan (Sherry) Priebe, Penny McGlynn (Bruce Haney) and Glynis Allen. Dear sister-in-law of Gordon Bauman, Betty Lansbergen, Mary Van Loon, Cora Palamaryk, Adrian Lansbergen, Ted (Hilda) Lansbergen, Caroline Lansbergen, Chris (Doug) Bingham, Elly Dow, Tony (Jane) Lansbergen and Theresa (Francis) Ryan.
Predeceased by her sister Diana Bauman, sisters-in-law Bernadette Lansbergen, Valerie Lansbergen and Jo Lansbergen, brothers-in-law Richard Allen, Hank, Neil and Nick Lansbergen, Harry van Bergen, Ivan Dow, John Van Loon and Fred Palamaryk
Darlene had a passion for country music and line dancing. She was a proud member of the Giddy Up Stratford line dancers. She enjoyed lunches out with her friends, watching NASCAR racing and doing jigsaw puzzles. Some of her happiest memories were summers spent at the trailer with her granddaughters, getting together to sing, play music and dance with her sisters and brother.
Friends and relatives are invited to the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron St, Stratford on Sunday, April 3, 2022 from 12 noon until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario www.heartandstroke.ca or through the funeral home. 519.271.7411. www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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