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Darlene June Salazar

October 9, 1965 — February 14, 2024

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Darlene June Salazar, 58, passed away on February 14, 2024, at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, TX.  She was born on October 9, 1965, in Cleveland, Ohio to Daniel Graber and Beverly Sima.

A memorial service will be held at Lampasas Community Church, 1601 Fourth St., Lampasas, TX, 76550 on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 10 am.

Darlene grew up in North Ridgeville, Ohio, and graduated from North Ridgeville High School in 1984.  After high school, she joined the US Army and served for 8 years.  She served during Desert Storm and was the recipient of numerous awards and campaign medals.  Darlene was stationed in Germany,  Korea, and stateside.  She was discharged in 1992, achieving the rank of Specialist Four.  She then began work for Lampasas ISD as a Special Needs teacher's aide where she worked for 19 years, dedicating her life to helping special needs children.

Darlene married Dimas Salazar in 1989 in Daleville, Alabama.  They were happily married for 32 years.

She was preceded in death by her father, Daniel Graber, and her daughter, Alexa R. Salazar.

Darlene is survived by her former spouse, Dimas Salazar of Newark, Delaware, and her mother, Beverly Graber, and siblings, Daniel, Mark, Joyce, Richard, James, Heidi Bauer, Candace Miscuda, and Shaun Graber.

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