Darlene Mae Pitt






Darlene Mae (Van Pelt) Pitt, age 84, of Logan, IA, passed away on September 4th, 2023.

Darlene was born. November 16, 1938, in Jefferson, IA. The daughter of Harold & Dorothy (Grove) Van Pelt.

Darlene graduated from Ogden High School in 1957.

Darlene married Stanley Harold Pitt on December 5th, 1959. They were introduced to each other by Stan’s sister, Dorothy Anderson (Pitt), who worked with Darlene at Mutual of Omaha.

They were happily married for 63 years & raised three children together, daughter, Julie & sons, Micheal & Thomas and were blessed with six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

The couple enjoyed spending time with their family, gardening, & traveling.

Remaining to cherish Darlene’s memory are her husband, Stanley Pitt, children, Julie Holben (Pitt), Michael Pitt, & Thomas Pitt, grandchildren, Natasha Klein, Brooke Holben, Heath Holben, Jacob Pitt, Michael Pitt. Jr, great grandchildren Riley Turner, Chuck Forbes, Cameron Forbes, Jayda Denniston, Aurora Pitt., brother-in-law Melvin & Alice Pitt, sisters-in-law, Christa Pitt, Ilene Van Pelt, Barb Adams, Betty & Doug Wright, & Margaret Baker, and numerous nieces & nephews.

Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, Harold & Dorothy (Grove) Van Pelt, brothers, Everett Van Pelt, Harold Van Pelt, Keith Van Pelt, Kenneth Van Pelt, her granddaughter, Samantha Denniston. Mother & Father-in-law, Harold & Emma Pitt, brothers in law, Ronald Pitt, Raymond Pitt, David Andersen, Wayne Adams, Terry Baker, sisters in law, Florice Pitt, Dorothy (Pitt) Andersen, Pat Van Pelt, Shirley Van Pelt.

A visitation will be held Friday, September 15th, from 5-7 p.m. at the Logan Memorial Chapel.

Link to a video of the Funeral Service:  https://boxcast.tv/view/darlene-pitt-jukixygt11nnshaqiza8?_gl=1*1pb7dcd*_ga*MjE1MjA4ODg1LjE2OTUwNTE3NjU.*_ga_PXBBF7HVWQ*MTY5NTEzMjA3OS4yNTUuMS4xNjk1MTM3MDczLjAuMC4w


In Loving Memory Of

Darlene Mae Pitt


November 16, 1938                   Jefferson, Iowa

Entered Into Rest

September 4, 2023         Missouri Valley, Iowa

Funeral Service

11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2023

Logan Memorial Chapel

Logan, Iowa

Officiating                            Pastor Patty Ford

Music Selections

“That’s Important To Me”

“Because You Love Me”

“Jealous Of The Angels”

Honorary Bearers

Heath Holben                                    Jacob Pitt

Michael Pitt Jr.                       Doug Wright Jr.

Larry Andersen                               Randy Pitt

Bill Adams                                      Ray Pitt Jr.

David Pitt Sr.

Final Resting Place

Valley View Cemetery

Persia, Iowa



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