Darlene M. Ledcke, 65, of Sidney, Ohio, was called home to heaven on February 4, 2022, at Wilson Health in Sidney, Ohio. She was born April 4, 1956, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of John and Virginia (Combs) Ledcke, who are deceased.
Darlene is survived by her significant other Miguel Chagolla, along with one son Shawn Ledcke of Chicago, Illinois, one adopted son Matthew Padalino of Sidney, Ohio, and seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Darlene was preceded in death by both her parents, one son Brain Ledcke, and one brother and one sister Dennis Ledcke, and Joyce Ladonsky. She is survived by one sister Ruth Livingston, her God daughter Joanna Thomas, and several nieces and nephews.
Darlene graduated from Gage Park High School in Chicago. Darlene worked as a homemaker for many years. Darlene enjoyed auctions, playing computer games, puzzles, family gatherings, but most of all spending time with her significant other Miguel, family, and friends. Darlene was of the Christian faith.
In keeping with darlenes wishes she will be cremated, and there will be no services held. Online condolences may be left for the Ledcke family at www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital or Shelby County Animal Shelter. Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home is honored to be taking care of the Ledcke family.
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