Darrell E. Labrenz

DALTON - Darrell E. Labrenz, age 92, of Dalton, WI, died on Wednesday May 9, 2018.

He was born on November 25, 1925, in Packwaukee, WI, to Elmer and Minnie (Myers) Labrenz.  Darrell was united in marriage to Rhoda Lu Bangs on September 25, 1948 in Packwaukee, WI. He was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on April 1, 1943 and served in many different Congregations in Illinois, California, Utah, Kentucky, Wyoming, and Wisconsin; most recently in Portage, Wisconsin. For the past 52 years he has been a resident of rural Dalton.  

Survivors include his wife Rhoda Lu of Dalton, WI; two children: Kit (Priscilla) Labrenz of Dalton, WI, and Cheryl (Tim) Scaggs of Portage, WI; seven grandchildren: Kimberly (Tom) Stasko of Doylestown, WI., Kristen (Phil) Gutohrel of Lafayette, IN., Karen (Wes) Thurman of Fishers, IN., Javin (Amy) Labrenz of Dalton, WI., Jason (Amy) Scaggs of Dalton, WI., Amber Labrenz of Markesan, WI., Ryan (Jessica) Labrenz of Pine Plains, NY.; nine great-grandchildren:  Alex, Liam, Hayden, Micah, Savannah, Zara, Ana, Jade and Taylor; one niece: Renee Labrenz of Lake City,FL., and one nephew David Labrenz of Dalton, WI., as well as many friends as close as family. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Adrian Labrenz. 

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, W10326 State Hwy 16, Portage, WI. Visitation will be at the Kingdom Hall beginning at 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Darrell will be remembered as a loving and faithful husband, father, brother and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.  



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)