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Darlas Lesnar, 65, of Bristol died Mon., Oct 26 at her residence.

Masks are encouraged but not required for the Funeral Mass please practice social distancing.

Darlas Faye was born on February 12, 1955 in Marshall County, SD to Casper & Arline (Thayer) Mikkelson. She attended school in Britton.

On June 27, 2008 she married Pete Lesnar in Groton, SD. They made their home on a farm in rural Bristol. Her time with Pete was so precious to her, especially when they could go hunting & fishing.

Darlas loved sharing her talent for cooking and baking by her many jobs in the food service areas. She cooked for the senior meals in Langford, PONTS Bar & Grill in Pierpont, Andover Bar & Grill, and the HOT Spot in Bristol.

Darlas was a member of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Groton. She also taught Sunday School her faith was an important part of her life.

Darlas enjoyed knitting, crocheting, cooking, baking, and spending time with family. Her grandchildren, nieces & nephews always put a smile on her face.

Grateful for having shared her life is her husband, Pete of Bristol, 3 step children; Denise (Steve) Speck Aberdeen, Shawn Lesnar of Webster, and John (Dawn) Lesnar, Mansfield, TX, 6 grandchildren; Nathan, Scott, Chelsea, Speck, Christopher Reed, Jonathan Bowe, & Morgan Lesnar; 2 great grandchildren, Wyatt & Hudsyn, 4 brothers; Darrel (Linda) Mikkelson, Denis (Karen) Mikkelson, Dean (Linda) Mikkelson, Dante (Amber) Mikkelson, 1 sister; Deena (Adrian) Heitman, 6 brothers in laws; Anthony, Bernard, Brother Reynold, Gerald (Darlene), Raymond, & Joseph (Evonne) and 2 sisters in laws; Elaine Lesnar & Josephine Maag and several nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by parents, paternal & maternal grandparents, granddaughter, Angelica Reed sister in law, Shirley Lesnar, Brothers in laws; Lowell Maag, Thomas Lesnar, & John Lesnar Jr.

Coester Funeral Home & Cremation Service was entrusted with the arrangments.

Marshall County Journal

PO Box 69, Britton, SD 57430
Phone: (605) 448-2281
Fax: (605) 448-2282