Verlin Dean Darrow
Longtime Kenai Peninsula resident Verlin Dean Darrow died
Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, of natural causes at Central Peninsula General Hospital in
Soldotna. He was 57.
A private memorial service was held Nov. 5,
2003, at Peninsula Memorial Chapel. Charles Pribbenow officiated the service.
Mr. Darrow's ashes will be scattered at Crater Lake National Park, Ore.
Mr. Darrow was born June 4, 1946, in Walla
Walla, Wash., to Cleal and Ethel Darrow. He and his son, Kurtis, moved to the
Kenai Peninsula in the winter of 1977. Mr. Darrow was employed by Tesoro Alaska
Petroleum since 1979.
Mr. Darrow's interests included fishing,
photography, bowling, bird watching, collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia, telling
"Picture This" stories, playing practical jokes and visiting with family and
He was preceded in death by his father, Cleal
Darrow, and mother Ethel Darrow.
Mr. Darrow is survived by his wife, Lori Darrow
of Soldotna; mother in-law, Hilma Bouckhout of Soldotna; son, Kurtis Darrow of
Portland, Ore.; daughter, Sarah Lacombe of Sterling; stepchildren, Sommer Marks,
Bree Marks and Wade Marks, all of Soldotna; five grandchildren; sister, Elaine
Wallace of Hermiston, Ore.; and brothers V.R. (Ted) Darrow of Logan, Utah and
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial
Source: Peninsula Clarion, 7 November 2003