1933 - 2017

O. Darold Lynn, 84, of San Jose, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 10, 1933, to Otis and Eva Bell Sathoff Lynn in Oakford, Ill. He married Charlotte Bunch, she preceded him in death. He later married Carolyn (Nelson) Howard; she survives.

Darold is also survived by his children, Sue Franz of Sherman, Debbie (Mike) Evans of Pittsfield, Mark (Kris) Lynn of Pekin and Diana (Jeff) Blane of San Jose; stepchildren, Jeff Howard of Marquette Heights and Deborah (Scott) Kalhammer of Forest City; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, his parents, three sisters, one brother and one grandson.

Darold retired from Caterpillar Inc. and Kroger. He was a member of the Emden Christian Church. He played an active role in his church and community as a Sunday school teacher, an elder, a deacon of his church, a Boy Scout leader, a volunteer firefighter/trustee and an election judge.

Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 13, at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery in San Jose.

Visitation will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, also at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to San Jose Fire Department or to Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF).

To offer condolences online, visit www.hurleyfh.com.