Darlene Fay Van Blaricom, age 75, of Catoosa, Oklahoma passed away on December
8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at her home. Mrs. Van Blaricom was born May 16, 1939
in Three Sands, Oklahoma. She was raised in Tonkawa, Oklahoma. She married
Floyd Van Blaricom, Jr., on June 28, 1957 and lived in various places
in Oklahoma, Kansas and Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Darlene was a seamstress for Bryan Infant Wear for many years and retired
from Motel 6 in 2000, where she had worked as an auditor. Darlene was
an artist who enjoyed painting and drawing. She also loved reading and
gardening. She was a loving mother to her three daughters and enjoyed
playing with her grandchildren.
Darlene is preceded in death by her husband Floyd; her parents Carl and
Jewel Baker; brother Richard Baker; daughter Robin Sevier; son-in-laws
Jimmie Sevier and Mark Mattonen and her precious grandson Derek Jon Mattonen.
Survivors include her daughters: Cheri Mattonen, Cheryl Leeds (Robert);
sisters: Doris Davis and Linda Allen (David) of Ponca City; grandchildren:
Amanda Miklavcic, Dustin Sevier, Dakota Sevier and Jared Mattonen; great
granddaughters: Elizabeth and Emma Sevier and Skylar Miklavcic.
Memorial contributions in Darlene's honor can be made to Clare House
Hospice. 7617 South Mingo Road, Tulsa Oklahoma 74133
Memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 20, 2014 at
Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel, 2103 East Third Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma.