Darlene Ruth Nord, 63, Jasper

Darlene Ruth Nord, 63, of Jasper, died Friday, March 6, at her home. She was born in Huntingburg December 9, 1956, to Floyd and Agnes (Brown) Epple of New Boston. She married Larry Nord May 19, 1984, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand.

Darlene worked for Masterbrand Cabinets in Jasper and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. She loved spending time outside, her garden of tomatoes and flower gardens, visiting with friends, and a friendly game of cards.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Nord; two daughters, Nicole Nord, Evansville. and Jade Nord, Jasper; three sisters, her twin sister Diane Berger and husband David, Perry County, Mary Divich and husband Steve, Valparaiso, and Dorothy Childers and husband Dave, Mitchell; five brothers, Cletus Epple and wife Joann, Valparaiso, Dennis Epple and wife Linda, Pittsburgh, Donald Epple and wife Pam, Branchville, Ronald Epple and wife Linda, Indianapolis, and Larry Epple and wife Karen, Ferdinand; and a number of cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Agnes Epple.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper and from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Church. Holy Family Parish members will pray a rosary at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to Holy Family Church, the Wounded Warriors Foundation, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.

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