Darlene Ann (LaMarche) Jacques

WAUKESHA, Wis. – Darlene Ann (LaMarche) Jacques went home to be with her heavenly father on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Darlene was born the first daughter of Lawrence and Angeline LaMarche on Jan. 18, 1942, in Escanaba.

On Jan. 21, 1961, she married the love of her life Jerome and together they had three children.

Darlene started working at the young age of 15 as a waitress, a position she loved and continued throughout her life including the Elks in Waukesha. She also worked for many years for Process Display in New Berlin and Amron Cooperation in Waukesha.

Darlene was not only the rock of the family she was the angel to all who knew her. She always put everyone first and lived life to its fullest. She had a special love for children, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will truly be missed by many.

Darlene is survived by her husband, Jerome; twin sons, Kevin (Kim) Jacques of Wind Lake, Kelvin (Stacy) Jacques of Sullivan; daughter, Kim (Scott) McCullough of Waukesha; grandchildren, Shannon Gooch-Jacques, Amy Jacques, Amber (Tom Tymus) Jacques, Shayne Jacques, Cody, Austin, Chloe’ McCullough; great-grandchildren, Madison, Deion, and Lily; mother, Angeline LaMarche of Escanaba; brothers, Art (Elaine), Dale (Sue), and Dwayne (Myra) LaMarche of Escanaba; and sisters, Margie (Sid) Milkiewicz, Kathy (Joe) Karl and Judi (Dick) LaCosse of Escanaba. She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence; brother, Leonard; father and mother in-law, Ernest and Viola Jacques.

Visitation for Darlene Ann Jacques will be held at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Rd., Waukesha WI, 53188 (corner of Hwy J & Hwy JJ, four blocks south of I-94) on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 2-6 p.m. with a service 6 p.m.

Burial will be at the Genesee Cemetery on Monday, Jan. 28, please meet directly at the cemetery at 10 a.m.

Because of Darlene’s love of children memorials appreciated to St. Jude’s or to help in the fight of cancer Waukesha/Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Church and Chapel Funeral Services, 380 Bluemound Rd.,Waukesha, 262-549-0659 are assisting the family with arrangements. For obits-condolences-directions visit,