Mount Vernon News
  • Darlene A. Redfield

  • March 1, 2010

HOWARD — Darlene A. Redfield, 61, of Apple Valley Drive, Howard, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Knox Community Hospital.

She was born Oct. 2, 1948, in Cleveland to the late John Wildman and Norma (Anderson) Leesberg. Darlene was employed as a vice president at Harris Bank in Chicago and later was in administration at Dryden Elementary in Arlington Heights, Ill. Darlene attended the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Redfield; a daughter, Kate Redfield of Howard; two sisters, Jackie (Rolland) Hirsch of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and Patricia (Perry) Wolf of Los Angeles, Calif.; two nieces, Cindy Zirzow and Christie Hauck; and three nephews, Chuck Hirsch, Tom Redfield and Bennett Redfield.

Darlene was preceded in death by her father, John Wildman; her stepfather, Carl Leesberg; and her mother, Norma Leesberg.

Friends may call Saturday, March 13, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Warren Outhwaite and Mr. John Hood officiating. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Darlene A. Redfield.

Memorial contributions can be made to: The American Lung Association, 1950 Arlingate Lane, Columbus, OH 43228-4102. To send the family a condolence online, please visit



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