Darlene Nadeau, the daughter of the late Edward and Julia Richardson Meade, was born in Monroe, Mich., on April 28, 1949, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Monday, April 12, 2004, at the age of 54.
Mrs. Nadeau had lived in Michigan until 1976. She moved to Poplar Bluff in 1976 where she lived until moving to Dexter in September of 2003. She had worked as a machine operator in an air conditioner parts manufacturing plant. She had a love for animals and had pets most of her life; she also enjoyed fishing, sewing and gardening.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Crystal and Joe Scott of Dexter; two sons and daughters-in-law, Paul J. Nadeau of Monroe, Mich., and Robert E. and Rena Nadeau of Cedar Hill; seven grandchildren, Jacob of Monroe, Mich., Brianna of Cedar Hill, Dylan of Neeleyville, Nancy Thrisha, Dillion and Jessica, all of Dexter; and a special life long friend, Betty J. Morgan of Poplar Bluff. Other relatives and many friends also survive.
Visitation will be held after 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 17, 2004, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Memorial services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 17, 2004, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Earl Hagy of St. Louis officiating.