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|Sarah Welch Darrow
August 27, 1912–January 27, 1988
|Funeral services for Sarah Darrow, 75, of Monticello were held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan 30 at the First Presbyterian Church in Monticello with burial in the Oakwood Cemetery. The Rev. W. Willis Longer officiated.
Sarah Darrow died Jan. 27 (1988) at the Senior Home in Monticello following an extended illness.
She was born Aug 27, 1912 in Jackson County, the daughter of William and Ida Bickford Welch. She received her early education in Jackson County schools near Maquoketa.
On June 22, 1932, she married Harold Darrow at Galena, Ill. The couple made their home in Monticello where Sarah worked for Hoag Duster. The couple later farmed near Wyoming until 1963 when they returned to the Monticello community. She worked as a waitress at the Monty Café until 1971, when health problem caused her to retire.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Monticello.
Survivors include her husband Harold, three sons, Duane of Lanesboro, MN, Dick of Chandler, AZ, Jerry of San Francisco, CA; six grandchildren; a brother Manville Welch of Monticello and a sister, Thelma Kiburz of Monticello.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Gene, one brother and one sister.
Casket bearers were Irie Welch, Keith Welch, Robert Rickels, Jack Appleby, Bill Kiburz and Ken Kiburz. Goettsch Funeral Home in Monticello was in charge of arrangements
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