Darlene Rose Kalvig, age 80, of Mt. Auburn, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at her home.

She was born October 1, 1934 in Charles City, Iowa the daughter of Harry and Helen Burrier. Darlene graduated from Charles City High School with the Class of 1954. She was united in marriage with Leo Merlin Kalvig on September 26, 1954 in Charles City.

Darlene worked as a CNA for a number of years. She and her husband co-owned and operated the Short Stop convenience store in Traer where she worked as a cook and also later operated the Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Des Moines.

Survivors include her husband, Leo of Mt. Auburn; 2 daughters, Connie (Steve) Graveman of Mt. Auburn and Nancy (Wade) Jacobs of Fort Dodge, IA; 3 sons, Douglas (Darlene) Kalvig of North Vernon, IN., Bryan (Michelle) Kalvig of Longmont, CO. and Tim Kalvig of Mt. Auburn; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Betty, Florence and Verna and 2 brothers, Leonard and Harry.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson Scott Harmsen and a brother, Larry.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at La Porte City Funeral Home, 606 Main St. in La Porte City with private family burial in Reinbeck Cemetery, Reinbeck, IA. Public visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the services on Tuesday at the Funeral Home.

Memorials may be directed to the family c/o La Porte City Funeral Home, 606 E. Main St. La Porte City, Iowa 50651.

Condolences can be expressed at www.kearnsfuneralservice.com