Darl C. DeArmoun, 82, of Dumont, Iowa, passed away December 3, 2018, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.
Darl was born on November 23, 1936, to Virld and Henrietta (Miller) DeArmoun at their family home north of Dumont. While in first grade, he moved to the location where he lived the rest of his life. He attended and graduated from Dumont High School in 1954. Darl served in the United States Army from 1956-1957.
He married Mona Kay Creeden on July 20, 1957. After Mona passed away, he married Pamela Matthews on July 24, 1999.
Darl was involved in partnership of the Dumont Implement from 1966-1998. He was a member of the New Hope Parish of the United Methodist Church Dumont Center in Dumont. He started attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in January 1977. Darl has been a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years, having joined in 1960. Darl later would serve on the Board of Directors of the Butler County Alcoholism Service Center for 21 years, 15 of those as President.
He enjoyed fishing from Canada to Arkansas. Darl was involved with farming of his land until his death. He loved watching his grandchildrens' events and having coffee time with the guys.
Darl is survived by his wife Pam of Dumont, son Monte (Cheryl) DeArmoun of Northwood, daughter Nicole DeArmoun of Huxley, step-sons John (Katie) Eliason of Horton, Tyler (Kathryn) Eliason of Evansdale, four grandchildren, Paige DeArmoun, Ross DeArmoun, Blake Hughes, Garrison Hughes and five step-grandchildren Kacie Eliason, Owen Eliason, Jonas Eliason-Dahlen, Wyatt Eliason and Ander Eliason.
He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant twin brother and his first wife.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Cancer Society and Hope Lodge in Rochester, Minnesota.
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I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God Bless..
Got to know Darl in the 70’s selling farm equipment, our paths crossed again decades later in Arkansas. We’ll miss him at the marina here in Fairfield Bay...our thoughts & prayers to all of the family
Our condolences to the DeArmoun Family. We were neighbors of Darl and his parents. On my first day of school in the Fall of 1949, Darl came over and sort of drug me on the bus because I was scared and reluctant to go. After we got to Dumont, he showed me where my first grade room was. After we moved to Aplington, I never seen him much but never forgot him but I did see once in Mabel's restaurant a couple years ago. Memories, now from Marion, Iowa
Darl was a good friend for many years.
He will be greatly missed by many.
May God bless you all.
I am so sorry for your loss. My Dad just loved visiting with your Dad. He talked of him often. I know his loss is hard, just remember he is now cancer free, flying free and of course having coffee with Dad daily, there is alot to catch up on since Dad's death :) . Take Care, you are in our prayers the coming weeks, months and beyond! Lisa Lewis
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