Darlene M. Berckefeldt, 1943-2015

Darlene Berckefeldt

Darlene Berckefeldt

Darlene M. Berckefeldt, 71, of Batesville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

She was born Sept. 18, 1943, and was a retired registered nurse.

A member of the United Methodist Church, she accompanied her husband as he served congregations in the North Arkansas and Arkansas Conferences, including Cincinnati, Melbourne, Manila, Monette and St. John UMC Hope.

Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Doyle Berckefeldt, a retired associate member of the Arkansas Conference; two sons, Jeffrey Berckefeldt and his wife, Justina, of Melbourne and Robert Berckefeldt and his wife, Tammy, of Tyler, Texas; and two grandchildren.

A private memorial service was held with family members in attendance. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Nursing Scholarship Fund at the University of Arkansas Community College Batesville, P.O. Box 3350, Batesville, AR 72503.