Darlene M. Bidinger, 83
Dec. 1, 1937-Sept. 24, 2021
Darlene M. Bidinger, 83, of Sartell died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 24 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta.
Her funeral will be at noon Friday, Oct. 1 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. The Rev. Ronald Weyrens will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 and one-hour prior to the services Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Parish Prayers will be at 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Bidinger was born Dec. 1, 1937 in Sartell to William and Augustine (Burnett) Robatcek. She lived in Sartell all of her life. She married Eugene Bidinger on July 1, 1958 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. She was a homemaker and also worked as a cashier for Coborn’s in Sartell for many years. Bidinger was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and a former member of the Christian Mothers. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, spending time with family and friends, playing cards, reading, word searches, cribbage and other card games, and spending winters in Lake Havasu, Arizona. She was fun-loving, feisty, and a detailed housekeeper. But most importantly, she was caring and family was very important to her. She always remembered birthdays and anniversaries, she was a classy dresser and had a good sense of humor.
Survivors include the following: her children: Dale (Carol) Bidinger of Sartell, Pam (Scott) Gnan of Chanhassen, Jodi (Bob) Traut of Eau Claire, WI, Rory (Tiffany) Bidinger of Sartell; grandchildren, Fred and Tom Bidinger, Aaron and Alex Gnan, Alicia Carlson and Brianna Traut, Keegan, Gavin and Landyn Bidinger; great-grandchildren, Knox and Lenox Carlson, Rowan Traut, Henry “Hank” Bidinger, and two Bidinger babies on the way; brother, Bob (Audrey) Robatcek of Alexandria; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gene on Feb. 19, 2019; siblings, Harriet (Barney) Mosena, Pat (Tom) Moore, Bill (Ginger) Robatcek and Retha Beberg.
Memorials are preferred to American Cancer Society and Quiet Oaks Hospice. A special thank you to Quiet Oaks Hospice for their wonderful care given to Darlene.
Obituary, video tribute and guest book available online: www.williamsdingmann.com.