Darlene HovlandDarlene Hovland, 81, passed away after a brief illness, surrounded by her family, on March 19th, 2013, in Gold Canyon, AZ. She was born on November 10th, 1931, in Northwood, ND to Selma (Kloster) & Henry Hanson. She graduated from Northwood High School and was then employed by the First National Bank of St. Paul, MN.
Darlene married her husband of 63 years, Harvey Hovland, on March 25th, 1950. They farmed in the Northwood area for over 40 years before retiring to Detroit Lakes, MN and Surprize, AZ. Darlene was very active in Ebenezer Lutheran Church and other community organizations. She only saw the good in others, and everyone she met was welcomed with a smile. Darlene lived a rich and full life centered around her family, and enjoyed golf, pottery, word puzzles and spending time with family and friends.