Darla passed away in Hoquiam, Washington on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, caused by an accident. She was born in Rogers, Arkansas, to Bob and Blanche Dean on March 3, 1963. She grew up in Cosmopolis and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1981.
She worked as a nurse’s aide and at the Hong Kong Restaurant in Cosmopolis. At the time of her passing, she was a homemaker.
Darla was preceded in death by her father, Bob Dean and brother, Clinton Earl Dean. She is survived by her daughter, Jonna VanWyck; mother, Blanche Dean; brother, Billy Dean; niece, Misty Dean; as well as John VanWyck.
A celebration of life for Darla will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at the River of Life Church in Aberdeen. A potluck will follow at the church.