Darlene Safley


Darlene Safley, age 87 of Blair, went to be with the Lord on October 17, 2020 at Crowell Home Assisted Living in Blair. Private family services will be held. Graveside services will be held in the Blair Cemetery.

Darlene was born on January 4, 1933 in Lyons, Nebraska the daughter of Glen and Francis White. She spent many years working as a librarian at the Blair Public Library. Darlene was blessed with 2 children from her first marriage. On June 30, 1975 she was united in marriage to Harland I. Safley at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. Their children are Reg Wulf of Blair, Monte and Pam Wulf of Blair, Winifred and Rego Jones of Maryville, Missouri, and Maurice Lee and Margaret Safely of St. Joseph, Missouri, along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harland, daughters Vonda Safley and Synthia Haag, and sister Rhea Brummer.

Darlene enjoyed dancing, going to music festivals and spending winters in Sun City, Arizona.

Memorials may be directed to the family or First United Methodist Church in Blair.