Pamela Ann Darrow (September 23, 2021)

Pamela Darrow photo

July 5, 1954 ~ September 23, 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021
11:00 AM
Faith Family Church
Harlan, Iowa
(get directions)
Burial of ashes will be in the Atlantic Cemetery, Atlantic, IA.

1 Son – Jared (Lorelei) Winston of Pflugerville, TX
1 Daughter – Jeanna (Jesse) Rudolph of Harlan, IA
1 Brother – David (Bobbi) Kardell of Atlantic, IA
1 Sister-in-law – Mindy Kardell of Story City, IA
6 Grandchildren – Carter Griffin
Kira Griffin
Caleb Winston
Kaitlyn Winston
Kyra Rudolph
Chloe Rudolph
Other Relatives & Friends

Pamela “Pam” Ann Darrow, the daughter of Clarence Christian and Violet Jensena (Juhler) Kardell, was born on July 5, 1954, in Independence, Iowa. She attended school in Marne, Iowa, and Atlantic, Iowa, and graduated from Atlantic High School in 1974. On November 15, 1974, Pam married Wynn Owen Winston in Atlantic. The couple farmed southwest of Atlantic for many years and became parents to two children. They later divorced.

Pam then worked for Henningsen Road Construction, a job she held for more than ten years. While employed at Henningsen’s, she met Mark Alan Darrow. Pam and Mark married in Harrison, Arkansas, on February 14, 2007. While living in Branson, the couple worked many jobs together including managing a hotel. In later years when they wanted to slow down a bit, they began managing the laundry department at Hilton Branson. In 2018, due to health concerns, they moved to Harlan, Iowa. Mark died on November 2, 2019.

Pam was a member of Faith Family Church in Harlan, Iowa. She loved cats and fishing, and enjoyed jet skiing while living in Branson, Missouri. Time spent with her grandchildren was especially precious to Pam.

Pamela A. Darrow died on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She had reached the age of 67 years, 2 months, and 18 days.

Pam was preceded in death by her parents; her second husband, Mark Alan Darrow; one sister, Theresa Capouch; and two brothers, Steven Erlacher and Sheldon Kardell. She is lovingly survived by one son, Jared (Lorelei) Winston of Pflugerville, Texas; one daughter, Jeanna (Jesse) Rudolph of Harlan, Iowa; one brother, David (Bobbi) Kardell of Atlantic, Iowa; one sister-in-law, Mindy Kardell of Story City, Iowa; six grandchildren, Carter Griffin, Kira Griffin, Caleb Winston, Kaitlyn Winston, Kyra Rudolph, and Chloe Rudolph; and other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held by Pam’s family at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Faith Family Church in Harlan, Iowa, with Pastor Jeff Erlemeier officiating. Burial of ashes will take place in the Atlantic Cemetery, Atlantic, Iowa. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home, Inc., in Harlan, Iowa, assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be left online at

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2 Responses to Pamela Ann Darrow (September 23, 2021)

  1. Patricia Ruha says:

    You will be missed so very much, my dear friend. Will miss your laughter on our road trips. Always treasure my black cat. Salem. I got from you. Rest among the angels and your family. Many tears have been shed and many fond memories. Hugs. Pat

  2. Connie Griffin says:

    Rest in peace,Pam among the angels!

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