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Darlene A. Rairigh

Darlene A. Rairigh (nee Heier), 66, of Elyria, passed away Saturday evening, November 24, 2012 at her home. Darlene was born July 20, 1946 in Kansas City, Missouri. Elyria has been her home for the past 20 years.

Darlene was a member of St. Mary Church in Elyria. She was employed at the Ohio Turnpike as a toll collector for over 15 years. Darlene loved her family especially, her children and grandchildren.

Darlene is survived by her two children, Wendy Smith and William Smith of Westlake; two brothers, Richard (Patricia) Heier of Vernon Hills, Illinois, Steve (Barbara) Heier of Columbia, Tennessee; one sister, Diana Heier of Vernon Hills, Illinois; her parents, James and Helen (nee Christman) Heier of Vernon Hills, Illinois; and five grandchildren, Haley, Jacob, Will, Hannah, and Jenna.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clair in 2009.

Friends will be received in the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria, Friday, November 30, 2012 from 6 P.M. until the time of the funeral service at 8 P.M.

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