|7/27/2020 11:14:00 AM|
Darlene Gumz-Hensler, 80, of Avoca died Sunday, July 26, 2020 at her home. She was born on December 2, 1939 in Iowa County the daughter of Alfred and Norma (Dring) Gumz. Darlene worked for many years at Maly Roofing as an office manager. She enjoyed music and dancing. She loved spending time with her family.
Darlene is survived by her husband: Carl Hensler; Sister: Shirley (Lee) Leeck of Avoca; Sister-in-law: Janice Gumz of Marshall; Brother-in-law: Lee 'Bear' Davis of Livingston; 4 children: Duane (Diane) Laufenberg of Waterloo, Gail (Robert) Schuler of Brooklyn, Lonny Laufenberg of West Des Moines, IA, Lori (Scott) Merry of Beaver Dam; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; Other relatives and friends.
Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, brother Merlin Gumz and sister Bonnie Davis.
A special thank you to Deb Coppernoll and Upland Hills Hospice for their kindness and care.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home in Muscoda with burial to follow in the Avoca Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 1:00 PM. The family requests everyone wear a mask. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. prattfuneralservice.com