Darwin McClain Hallberg

Error message

  • Warning: array_merge(): Argument #1 is not an array in _simpleads_render_ajax_template() (line 133 of /home/pdccourier/www/www/sites/all/modules/simpleads/includes/simpleads.helper.inc).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in _simpleads_adgroup_settings() (line 343 of /home/pdccourier/www/www/sites/all/modules/simpleads/includes/simpleads.helper.inc).
  • Warning: array_merge(): Argument #1 is not an array in _simpleads_render_ajax_template() (line 157 of /home/pdccourier/www/www/sites/all/modules/simpleads/includes/simpleads.helper.inc).

Darwin McClain Hallberg, 88, of McGregor, died on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Great River Care Center in McGregor. Darwin was born Feb. 2 1932, to Henry and Marie (Bachtell) Hallberg in McGregor. He graduated from McGregor High School in 1950. Darwin joined and proudly served in the United States Marines from 1952 to 1954, during the Korean War

Darwin was united in marriage with Patricia Wagner on May 2, 1959, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in McGregor. Two children were born to this union. They later divorced. Throughout the years, he worked as a truck driver, retiring from Family Dollar. Darwin was always a hard worker, including working on the farm with crops and cattle. He remained active and enjoyed having a “Mug Beer” during happy hour with his friends at the Riverview and Pocket City Pub. Darwin looked forward to having morning coffee with friends at their house and going out to meet.

Surviving Darwin are his two children, Darci (Tom Burke) Jones of McGregor and Gregg (Shelly) Hallberg of McGregor; six grandchildren, Peter (Chelsey), Anna (Don), Sara, Adam (Cydney) Jones and Tayler (Luke) and Alison Hallberg; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Lynn (Gay) Hallberg and Keith (Laurie) Hallberg, all of McGregor; sisters, Maureen Hansen of Palo, Janann Lang of McGregor, Zola Hallberg of Sparta, Wis., and Connie (Paul) Christianson of Guttenberg; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews and great-great nieces and great-great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Hallberg; parents, Henry and Marie Hallberg; brothers, LaVern Hallberg and Neil Hallberg; sister, Patricia Jorgensen; niece, Erin Hallberg; nephew, Dan Hallberg; two brothers-in-law, Jerry Hansen and John Lang; and a great grandson, Jaxson Jones

Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family will not be having a public memorial at this time.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at First Lutheran Church in McGregor.

Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of McGregor is helping the family with arrangements.

Rate this article: 
No votes yet