Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | Home RSS


December 5, 2012
Messenger News

DUNCOMBE - Darlyne Anna Griswold, 84, of Duncombe, IA passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, December 3, 2012 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Darlyne will be cremated and her remains will be buried at a later date in the Washington Township Cemetery in Duncombe, IA. Arrangements have been entrusted with Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Darlyne was born on the family farm near Moorland, IA on April 6, 1928 to Daniel and Josephine (Bunda) Kusterer. She attended rural Moorland School and then graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High. She married Zane Grey Griswold on April 29, 1949 at the Oak Cliff Presbyterian Church in Dallas, TX. She was a devoted mother, a loving wife and loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed tending to her vegetable and flower gardens, loved birds and antiques.

Darlyne is survived by her husband Zane; children Ronda (Jim) Beck of Fort Dodge, Linda Goodpaster and Scott (Cathi) Griswold both of Duncombe, IA; grandchildren Jeff Beck of rural Des Moines, IA, Kristin (Josh) Greenfield of Roland, IA, Dan Goodpaster of Webster City, IA and Nathan, Nicholas and Noah Griswold all of Duncombe, IA; 10 great-grandchildren; her nieces, nephews and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents Daniel and Josephine and her siblings Alice David, Robert Kusterer and Delores Rohn.

Article Photos


Memorials may be left to the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home.



I am looking for: