Darlene Kay Czajka

April 19, 1940April 4, 2021

April 19, 1940 ~ April 4, 2021

Darlene Kay Czajka passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones at home on Easter, April 4, 2021 at the age of 80 to join the love of her life, Dennis.

She was born April 19, 1940 in Lubbock, Texas. She graduated from Kelso High School in 1958. She retired as an Executive Secretary from Boeing in 1995. She enjoyed bowling, country line dancing, cheering for the Seahawks. A member of Newport Covenant Church since 1973 her light shined bright in her Christian faith.

Darlene is predeceased by her husband, Dennis Czajka, her mother, Joyce Kruger, and her father, Roy Kruger.

Darlene is survived by her daughter, Donna Czajka, daughter Diane Mello (spouse Kevin Mello), daughter Deborah Brown (spouse Joshua Brown) and son David Czajka (spouse Sue Czajka). Sisters Luvonne Harms and Cloe Jean Boettner. Grandchildren Hannah Neill, Alex Neill and Sean Brown and her beloved dog, Precious.

A private inurnment ceremony will be held at Sunset Hills Memorial Park in Bellevue in the future.

A "Celebration of Life" will be announced at a future date.

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Doris Lloyd (Kraft)

April 14, 2021

Darlene was a long-time friend going back to our high school years. She and her two sisters were like the sisters I never had. We had such wonderful times together, making great memories. A few years after I graduated, I moved to Seattle to room with her and her sister, Cloe Jean, where we all worked for Boeing. I left after a couple of years to attend college to attain a teaching degree, but we never lost contact. Goodbye for now, Darlene. I'll see you one day in heaven:-)

Sandy Borkowski

April 14, 2021

We shared so many memories. I remember when we met in the "90's" at bowling in Bellevue . Who knew that was the start of our friendship? We became partners in tournaments for years. Then I moved to Arizona and the team kept me on the roster so we could still continue be partners for a few more yrs. Not only were you my bowling partner, we developed a great friendship. When I would come back to Seattle for a visit with Jamie, you made sure that I would stay with you for how ever many days I could. You opened your home, your heart, and we had many great times. You were a 3 time a day Gal that went out to eat daily. One of the funniest memories I have is when we were in NC , we were shopping and came across hair pieces and we both bought a hair piece to put around our pony tails. And we went bowling with them. You were all giggles that day. You will be truly missed. I know you will be watching over me. Now you will joined Dennis and you can dance together again in Heaven. You did enjoy dancing. You were a dancing machine at Jamie's wedding. Til we meet again,
Love you,
Sandy Borkowski

Judi Peters

April 13, 2021

Darlene and I were best friends since school days. We shared so many good times together and also with our husbands, Dennis and Dick. She was always energetic and full of smiles. In our senior year we were on a song queen team of four with Bobbie Morse Jepson and Joanne Rhoades. I remember how we loved doing the "Highland Fling", a Scottish dance that was part of our high school tradition. We wore Scottish Kilts. Darlene even did the Highland Fling at one of our class reunions. She remembered it well! Darlene will be missed by myself and our classmates and her family and friends.

Carolina A

April 7, 2021

Le envío mis más sinceras condolencias en este momento difícil que están pasando cómo familia y que Dios Jehová les acompañe y les de consuelo y esperanza en su promesa de la resurrección...
Saludos Carolina A