Dale Darling passed away April 18, 2020 in Peoria, Arizona. Age 86 years. Son of the late Walter and Veronica (Harris) Darling, Dale was born October 16, 1933 in Saginaw, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. His loving wife of 67 years, Donna (Walther) Darling passed away October 25, 2022 in Peoria, Arizona. She was the daughter of the late William and Frances (Corrion) Walther. Donna was born September 3, 1936 in Bay City Michigan. They were a members of the Catholic Faith. Dale was employed by Inner City Trucking in Saginaw while Donna was a bus driver for the Bridgeport Schools. They retired to Arizona in 1985. They enjoyed traveling.
Surviving to cherish their memory are four sons, Harold Darling, Gerald and Maria Darling, Kenneth Darling, and Steven and Theresa Darling; 16 grandchildren and step-grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; Dale’s sister, Carol Darling; Donna’s sisters, Mildred Parker and Lois Yaworski; Donna’s brother, Bill Walther; many nieces and nephews. They were preceded in death by their daughter, Katherine Gubbins and an infant son, Daniel Darling; Dale’s sister, Jean Marshall; Dale’s brothers, Duane Darling and Wayne Darling; Donna’s sister, Madeline Schaefer; Donna’s brothers, Louis and James Walther.
Honoring Mr. and Mrs. Darlings wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at the Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., Saginaw, Michigan. Rev. Fr. Peter Gaspeny will officiate. Entombment of cremains will take place in Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Military Services conducted by the U.S. Air Force and V.F. W Post #1859. Friends may visit at the funeral home where the family will be present on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to charity of your choice. Please share condolences and memories with the family at snowfuneralhome.net