Darrell left this earth to glory on March 13, 2019. He was born on July 7, 1930 in Spring Valley, Minnesota to William and Doris (Shaw) Lingbeck.
He spent his early years on several farms with his parents. He loved to hunt and fish with his brothers. He spent two years in the Army during the Korean War. He received many medals for his service, Including a purple heart. Upon returning home he went to NEI Technical School to learn TV repair. He worked with Phil Spornitz for 25 years in Rochester, MN. Darrell married Nelda Casterton on June 17, 1956 and they had 6 children; Kathleen, Debra, Marvin, Kendall, Aaron and Jeremy.
One brother preceded him in death as well as his parents and 3 sisters.
He leaves to mourn his death his wife of 62 years, 8 months and 26 days, Nelda; his six children, eleven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Three brothers, their wives and many other relatives and friends also survive him.
Darrell never met a stranger. He loved his family with a fervor that surpassed all passion. Darrell didn't speak a lot but when he did WE ALL listened!
The family asks that donations be made to the Tahlequah City Hospital or Cherokee County Nursing Center.
We are so sorry for your loss. Darrell was one of my favorite people always had a smile for you and a hand shake. May God be with you all.
Virgil and Jenny DameronPark Hill, OK
Sorry for your loss, he will be greatly messed
Laura J lingbeck ron lingbeckBelmond, IA
Ma I am so sorry for the loss of Papa. I pray for you and the family that you have peace and understanding at this time. May you keep your eyes on the Lord. Thoughts for all of you guys. Kimberly Ann Speake
Kimberly Ann SpeakeKansas City, MO