Darlene Mary Hannappel

Oct 04, 1932 - Aug 08, 2020

Darlene Mary Hannappel

October 04, 1932 - August 08, 2020


Darlene Mary Hannappel, 87, passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020. She was born in Central City, Nebraska to Irene (Supancheck) and John C. Hannappel. Irene passed during the birth of her son Louie, leaving behind four young children. John went on to marry Louise (Schroeder) who cared for the four young children like they were her own. Darlene graduated from Clarks High School and attended St. Mary's College in Omaha on a Voice Scholarship. She sang with an Opera in Denver. Her favorite song was Ave Marie which she sang at many family weddings and funerals. She was an avid Bronco fan and Nebraska football fan.

After Denver she moved to Long Beach, California and lived with her Aunt and Uncle Anthony and Alice Supancheck. She also lived in San Francisco. She would walk to work in her high heels, up and down the hills of San Francisco. In 1992, she moved to Phoenix. She was employed with Sundance Dental for 28 years. The best part of Sundance Dental was the fact she could drive all over the Valley and of course the many friendships she made.
Darlene was a member of St. Simon and Jude Parish. In October of 2017, she became a Consecrated Single devoting her life to prayer. Darlene will be remembered for her strong dedication to her faith.

Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, John and Irene Hannappel, and brothers Wallace, Jerry, and Louie Hannappel. She is survived by 2 sisters, Joyce VanPelt of Dexter, Iowa and Maxine Paul of Phoenix, 4 brothers, Dale Hannappel from Nebraska, Larry Hannappel from Denver, Colorado, Don Hannappel from Nebraska and Tom Hannappel from Denver, Colorado, 19 nieces and nephews and several cousins.

A funeral Mass will be held August 13 at 1:00 pm at St. Gregory's Church at 3424 N. 18th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85015. Masks and social distancing will be required at the church. Burial will be in Nebraska.


Thu, Aug 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm
St. Gregory's Church

3424 N. 18th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85015


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