Darlene O. Newell, 79, of East Peoria, passed away at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in the Emergency Room at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A private graveside service will be held at Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is in charge of arrangements.

Darlene’s memorial website is available at www.deitersfuneralhome.com where condolences may also be sent to the family.