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Darlagene Kratoska


Darlagene Kratoska, 81, of Toledo, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Sept. 17, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Tama, with Father Michael Mescher as celebrant. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo. Visitation will be held Sunday, Sept. 16, from 5 to 7 at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Paul of Toledo; her children, Lisa (David) Henrich of Elgin, S.C., Todd (Maureen) Kratoska of Toledo, Lori (Marty) Polka of Norwalk and Becky (Mark) Hanna of Rochester, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.
Memorials may be directed to Iowa River Hospice, 502 Plaza Heights Rd., Marshalltown, IA 50158.