July 13, 1933 ~ February 10, 2009
Dargen, Richard 1933 - 2009
Loving husband, father, brother and friend, Richard Glassbrook Daren passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, February 9th, 2009. He was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and moved to the South Bay with his wife Clare in 1957. He had a career as an aeronautical engineer retiring from Northrop after over 30 years of service.
He is survived by Clare, his loving wife of 55 years; his brother Don and sister Dorothy Fiedler; daughter Gail(Ron) Little, her children Kim(Cody) Roesti, Kristen(Dennis) Rekadol and Kelly:(Andy, Fiancé) daughter Lee Ann Bryant and her children Irene, Mark, Erin and Scott; son Bill(Virginia) Dargen and his children Matt, Emily and Sarah: son Pat Dargen.
He also has one great-grandson Caden Roesti and a great-granddaughter on the way, Emma Rekadol.
His life was a blessing on his entire family. He was as good a father and companion as one could hope for and the love he gave us all will continue to be passed on through the generations.
A vigil service with rosary will be held at 7pm on Friday, February 13th at White and Day Colonial Mortuary in Redondo Beach (310-792-7575). (Visitation from 5pm to 9pm)
The funeral service will be held at 11:30am on Saturday, February 14th at St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church in Redondo Beach (310 - 540-0329). A reception in the parish hall will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
Visit their website at www.alzfdn.org or call 866-AFA-8484.
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