M. Darlene Lenko

LENKO, M. Darlene, 57, of Huntsville, OH, passed away Tuesday morning, April 9, 2013, at her home.

Darlene was born on Dec. 14, 1955, in Steubenville, OH to the late Robert A. Barker and Martha J. Dornbush Barker, who survives in Bloomingdale, OH.

On July 13, 1974, she married Steven L. Lenko at the Unionport Christian Church in Unionport, OH, and he survives along with three children, Chad A. Lenko, Eric S. (Bethany) Lenko, and Heather L. (Stephen) Stutz, all of Lewis Center, OH; one grandson, Lenk O. Stutz; two sisters, Debra Hukill and Letitia (Don) Bell, both of Bloomingdale; three brothers, Ralph (Carrie) Barker of Bloomingdale, Robert (Kathy Jo) Barker of Wintersville, OH and Randy (Summer) Barker of Columbiana, OH; mother and father-in-law, Andrew (Myrtle) Lenko, one sister-in-law, Melissa (Mike) Robinson of Powell, OH, three brothers- in-law, Bryan (Jody) Lenko of Delaware, OH, Allen (Emily) Lenko of Hilliard, OH, and Miles (Nickie) Lenko of Bloomingdale; and several nieces and nephews.

Darlene was a 1974 graduate of Wintersville High School. She was the assistant treasurer for Indian Lake School District, where she had worked for over 20 years. She was a member of the Indian Lake Community Church in Russells Point, OH. She loved being with her family and friends and enjoyed sewing baby blankets, making alterations for wedding dresses, and creating delicious and beautiful wedding cakes. She also loved swimming and taking vacations.

Pastors Karen Blackburn and Jim Ellington will officiate a memorial service beginning at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the Indian Lake Community Church.

Visitation is Friday, April 12, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Church and one hour prior to services on Saturday. There will also be a memorial service at the Unionport Christian Church at 3 p.m. on April 20, 2013, with visitation from 1-3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in Darlene’s name to the Indian Lake Community Church Daycare or Good Samaritans.

Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview, OH. Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome. com.