In Memory of Darlene Lois Segebart

Darlene Lois Segebart
Darlene Lois Segebart
Born: August 15, 1923
Died: July 7, 2017
Age: 93
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Darlene Lois Segebart
August 15, 1923 - July 7, 2017
From: Battle Creek, IA

Darlene Lois Segebart, age 93, of Battle Creek, Iowa, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017, at the Horn Memorial Hospital, of Ida Grove, Iowa.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Ida Grove, Iowa. Rev. Randy D. Cormeny will officiate. Committal Services will follow in the Ida Grove Cemetery of Ida Grove, Iowa. A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Ida Grove, Iowa. The Christensen - Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek and Ida Grove, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at

Darlene Lois Segebart, the daughter of Frank and Amanda (Schumacher) Negless was born on August 15, 1923, on a farm near Correctionville, Iowa. She grew up in the Galva and Correctionville area where she attended country school through the 8th grade.

Darlene married the love of her life, Alvin Segebart, January 19, 1954, in Storm Lake, IA. The couple farmed near the Arthur and Battle Creek area before relocating to Anoka, Minnesota, where they worked for the Federal Cartridge Plant. They returned to Iowa and purchased a farm south of Battle Creek, IA. They lived there for over 35 years before moving to town in 2005. Darlene and Alvin were blessed with five children Richard, David, Roger, Rick, and Cindy.

Darlene made her home at Willow Dale Wellness Village in 2013. Daily visits with her husband and family brightened her day. She loved her caregivers and the new friends that she made while living there.

Darlene’s was a devoted Christian wife, mother and grandmother. She read her bible daily and loved teaching her children and grandchildren to pray and sing God’s word. Darlene was a wonderful cook, gardener and homemaker and enjoyed sharing her talents with her children and grandchildren. She also had a playful spirit that her children and grandchildren adored. Darlene will be remembered fondly for her generosity and love for others. She was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone in need.

Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Nemo and Lavern Negless, sisters Helen Negless, Elsie Sherrill, Frances Clausen, Naomi Nielsen, Jean Steinbach and Lorriane Horstman; and son Roger Segebart.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband Alvin Segebart of Battle Creek, IA; children Richard (Rhonda) Segebart of Schaller, IA, David (Rebecca) Segebart of Schaller, IA, Rick (Shari Rohlf) Segebart of Battle Creek, IA and Cindy (Marc) Albers of Battle Creek, IA; eighteen grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; brother Gaylen (Rita) Negless of Anoka, MN; extended family and friends.


2:00p.m., Wednesday
July 12, 2017
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Ida Grove, Iowa


Rev. Randy D. Cormeny


Honorary Pallbearers:
Her Grandchildren


1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Ida Grove, Iowa


Geraldine Dankert, Organist
Jodie Hudson, Vocalist

Vocal Selections:
"The Old Rugged Cross"
"How Great Thou Art"

Congregational Hymn:
"Amazing Grace"


Ida Grove Cemetery
Ida Grove, Iowa


Monday, July 24, 2017 at 11:32 AM
“So sorry to hear about Aunt Darlene. I remember her loving and giving nature.”
- Shirley Negless Pattrick
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 1:59 PM
“Cindy and family. So sorry for your loss.”
- Ange Johnson
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 1:59 PM
“Sorry to hear about your Mom Rick and your Grandma Brad our condolences”
- Kenneth Thornhill
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 1:59 PM
“Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.”
- Faye Hoskins
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 1:59 PM
“My deepest sympathy to Darlenes family. God took her home and gave her peace. May God give her family peace and comfort as well.”
- Renee Ehrig Phillips
Monday, July 10, 2017 at 2:29 PM
“Our deepest of sympathies for all who loved Darlene!”
- Susan Lund
Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:14 AM
“Our sympathies to the family! May her reunion with her Lord give those on earth peace.”
- Karla Meier
Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:14 AM
“CINDY our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom
Tom & Joyce Schimmer”
- Joyce Schimmer
Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 1:48 PM
“Alvin and family, my deepest sympathy. She will be missed. I enjoyed when she came for "sift and stir".. She was so proud to have Cindy leading the group.
- Fern Krayenhagen
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