Barrocas, Darlene M. (Wolf)
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Darlene M. (Wolf) Barrocas died on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence in Elk Grove Village, IL.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at St. John's Catholic Church, Marshfield,WI., where there will be a visitation on Thursday from 9:00 am until service time. Burial will take place in Hillside Cemetery, Marshfield. Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield, is assisting the family.
Darlene was born on June 24, 1938 in Marshfield, Wisconsin, attended Elementary School at St. John's, was the class valedictorian at Columbus High School, graduated with high honors at Mount Mary College in Milwaukee and achieved a Master Social Worker degree at Loyola University in Chicago. She studied in Mexico and taught English in Columbia, South America. She worked as a social worker for the Catholic Charities in Chicago, participated in the establishment of the Suicide Prevention Center in Chicago, and worked as a social worker at the West Side VA Hospital in Chicago, where she met her future Husband Dr. Salvador Barrocas. They were married on April 27, 1969. She later was the social worker for the School District in Addison, Illinois, a position she eventually resigned from in order to manage her husband's medical office, which for many years was at the Alexian Brothers Medical Center where she also volunteered in various committees. Darlene lived in Medinah, IL for over forty years until her death on March 16th.
She is survived by her husband, Salvador, her son David, her sister Shirley (Thomas) Southworth of Wausau, and her family, her brother Chuck (Sherry) Wolf of Eau Claire, and his family.
She was predeceased by her parents.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com
Rembs Funeral Home
300 South Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449
Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Mar. 18, 2014