COVID-19 Update

As funeral professionals we have been asked by several people in our community how we will continue to serve our families. The families that we serve are always our top priority. We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the changing information we receive everyday from public health officials and government agencies.

For families that experience the loss of a loved one, Daniel Funeral Home will remain prepared 24/7 to serve your family at your time of loss. We will continue to care for your loved one as usual and will follow the guidance and regulations from the Missouri Department of Health.

Our government officials, both federal and state, have advised that all public gatherings be limited to 10 persons or less in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We take this pandemic emergency very seriously and are committed to following those recommendations.

We will make every effort to accommodate families in making arrangements and conducting services in any capacity needed to ensure the safety of our community and of our staff while honoring their loved one. We thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of everyone who enters our doors.

For the safety of all, until the authorities lift the restrictions, we are implementing the following:

Cremation services will follow the same guidelines as outlined above.

Daniel Funeral Home has been there for our community during difficult times, and we stand ready to help in any way that we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Rest assured, we will continue to serve your family with dignity and respect through these uncertain times.

 Darlene Hileman CROP

    Darlene Marie Hileman, age 79, of Lamar, Missouri passed away February 23, 2020, at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, Missouri.
   Darlene was born April 11, 1940 in Ellis, KS to Daniel Schoenberger and Mary Ludwina (Dechent) Schoenberger.  On August 8, 1970, Darlene married Randall Lee Hileman in Oakley, KS. She owned and operated several restaurants and was a homemaker, bowled on the Colby Bowl Women's League in Colby, KS and enjoyed playing cards and bingo. She was a member of Christian Faith Outreach in Imperial, NE and most recently Lamar Family Ministries Center.

   Survivors include her husband Randy Hileman, of the home; two sons, Robert Dean (Julie) Petersen-Hileman, Lamar, MO and Tod Lee (Jessica) Hileman, Hays, KS; four brothers, Eugene (Doris) Schoenberger, Natoma, KS, Daniel (Gail) Schoenberger, Garden City, KS,  Edward Schoenberger, Greensburg, KS and Ronald (Cynthia) Schoenberger, Enders, NE; two sisters, Verlene "Fatty" Mader, Oakley, KS and Cindy Everly, Lawrence, KS; seven grandchildren, Micah (Madi) Petersen, Tulsa, OK, Caleb (Brittany) Petersen, Lamar, MO, Seth Petersen, Joplin, Lamar, MO, Levi (Daniela) Petersen, Salt Lake City, UT, Kursti Hileman, Manhatten, KS, Feyden Hileman, Hays, KS and Jude Hileman, Hays, KS; and a great-granddaughter, Alia Petersen, Tulsa, OK.

   Preceding Darlene in death were her parents, a daughter, Anita Rose in 1992, two brothers, Alvin Schoenberger and Richard Schoenberger, three sisters, Dorothy Savacool, Patti Weschler, and Delores Schoenberger.

   A Celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Lamar Family Ministries Center with Bob Petersen officiating.

   Contributions are suggested to Lamar Family Ministries Center.


#3 Phoenix AZLucy Braun 2020-03-01 05:14
I am so sorry to hear about your lose. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
#2 Colby, KansasBud and Peggy Stupka 2020-02-29 06:02
To all of Darlene's family, Peggy and I want to extend our sympathy to all family members.

God Bless.

Bud and Peggy
#1 Imperial, Nebr.Dave and Ann Kempkes 2020-02-27 23:39
Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you Randy (Dad) and the whole family. We had a lot of GREAT times together. Darlene (Mom) was a AWESOME lady!!!!

Add Guest Book Comment

Security code