Darlene M. Raffone, 84, longtime resident of Twin Lakes, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. She was born Jan. 19, 1935 in Kenosha the daughter of the late Daniel E. and Elizabeth I. (Seliga) Raffone. Darlene was charismatic with a dazzling personality.
She was very artistic, an avid reader and managed The Emporium in Twin Lakes. She was a gourmet cook and had a passion for making the holidays special for her family. Darlene will be deeply missed by her daughter Lisa (Jim) Petersen and son Robert (Barb) Lees. She was the proud grandmother of Autumn Petersen, Crystal (Eric) Mertins, Nick (Sarah) Lees and great-grandchildren Grace and Veronica Mertins, and Cheyenne and Bronson Lees. Her niece Estela “Betka” (JB) Gallagher and nephew Daniel “Danny Boy” Raffone will also miss her very much. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Debra J. (Kevin) Massie and brothers Daniel E. and Daniel V. Raffone. Memorial will be private. Steinke-Lazarczyk Family Funeral Home of Lake Geneva, is proudly serving the family.