Darrell Dean Worth
Darrell Dean Worth, age 89, of Woonsocket, formerly of Gettysburg, died Feb. 8, 2013 at Prairie View Care Center in Woonsocket.
A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 14 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gettysburg with Fr. Jerry Kopel officiating. Burial of his cremains will follow in the church cemetery.
Darrell Dean Worth was born May 16, 1923 in Gettysburg, SD to John and Robbie (Harvey) Worth. He attended and graduated from Gettysburg High School. He served with the United States Navy from 1942 to 1944.
On May 19, 1949 Dean married Dorothy “Dottie” Bichler in Los Angeles, CA. Dean worked as a carpenter, farmer, and at the Cenex Station.
He was a member of the American Legion, and a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and D.A.V.
He is survived by his children Gary (Carol) Worth of Huron, Robbie (Randy) Kogel of Sioux Falls, and Tom (Donna) Worth of Woonsocket; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; his sisters Florence Stankey, Myrtle Mertz, Kathryn Mangin, Lucy Worth, Lorrayne Schnurrer, and Dorothy J. Worth; and his brothers: Robert, Wayne and Quentin Worth.
Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg has been entrusted with Dean’s arrangements.