Darlene Rae (Metzger) Maley, 84, Topeka, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019.
She was born November 21, 1934, in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Don and Carrie (Peyton) Metzger. She graduated from Topeka High School in 1952.
Darlene was employed by Security Benefit as a press operator, retiring after 22 years.
Darlene married Tim F. Maley on February 4, 1956 in Topeka. He preceded her in death on July 9, 1992.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Margie Erickson, Walter Metzger, JoAnne Franks, Mary Paxton and Dean Metzger and niece, Mary Rumsey.
Survivors include three daughters, Denise (John) Flowers, Debra Maley (Marge Wolf) and Deanna (Craig) Burkett; sisters, Donna Brandenburgh and Sue Bigham; sister-in-law, Wanda Metzger; two grandchildren, Matt (Jenna) Flowers and Craig Burkett and two great-grandsons, Brecken & Kallan Flowers.
Darlene was avid K-State fan, enjoyed sewing, crafts, cooking, her great-grandsons, being outdoors and watching Nat Geo Wild.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions. Burial will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m.-7:30p.m., Monday, February 4 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Care, 200 SW Frazier Cir, Topeka, KS 66606 or Helping Hands Humane Society, 5720 SW 21st St, Topeka, KS 66604.
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