Darla G. Tack
BENTON — Darla G. Tack, 70, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away at her son’s home in Benton, Ky., on Thursday, April 5, 2013, after an extended illness.
Darla was born in Knox, Pa., on January 21, 1943, to the late William A. and Virginia (Beels) Wile.
Darla was a homemaker while her children were growing up and later enjoyed working at Marmon-Keystone Corporation in Butler, Pa. She loved spending time with her sisters, her children and grandchildren. Her interests included flower gardening, baking and cooking for others, shopping, listening to “her music” and cheering her grandchildren on in their various activities. She was an active member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and served on several boards there in addition to working in the nursery.
Darla was married to her beloved late husband, John A. (Jack) Tack on June 17, 1960. He preceded her in death in 1987.
She is survived by her two sons, and her daughter, Randy and his wife Patty (Green) Tack of Sugar Grove, Pa., Dianne (Tack) and her husband Rev. Mark Schuring of Marion, Ohio, and Dr. Bradley and his wife Dr. Lisa (Toon) Tack of Benton, Ky. Darla was very proud of all of her grandchildren including 2Lt. John and his wife Doven (Schwanke) Tack and Matt Tack, Bethany (Schuring) and her husband Doug Nichols and their son Landen, and David Schuring, and Travis and McKenzie Tack. She is also survived by her sisters, Jackie (Wile) Bradrick and Joyce (Wile) Brandon and her husband, Ron. Her family also includes numerous brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 East North Street. Butler, PA 16001 on Thursday, April 11, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be at St. Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 West Jefferson Street, Butler, PA on Friday, April 12, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Dr. Alden Towberman of St. Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Lourdes Hospice, 2855 Jackson Street, Suite 5, Paducah, KY, 42003).
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.