Daryl Lee Scholten, age 78, of Longville, formerly of Marshall, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at Knute Nelson in Alexandria following a long battle with heart disease.
Daryl was born on December 5, 1944, to William and Lucy (Achterhoff) Scholten in Pipestone and was raised in rural Edgerton where he attended school. He married his high school sweetheart, Judy Salie, and they settled in Sioux Falls, South Dakota where he worked in autobody repair. They moved to Marshall, Minnesota where they raised three children and he worked as an insurance adjuster for 31 years.
Upon retirement Daryl and Judy moved to Longville where he enjoyed many lifelong hobbies. He was a handyman who built his own retirement home and kept a beautiful yard and garden. Daryl loved fishing, hunting, four-wheeling, and exploring the woods. He was an avid follower of Minnesota sports teams and especially enjoyed Northland Boys Basketball.
He was a member of Northland Alliance Church where he enjoyed serving the Lord and doing projects. Daryl loved the Lord, his family, his hunting buddies, and living up north.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew.
Daryl will be remembered by Judy, his wife of 56 years; three children, Jill (Kristian) Myers of Remer, Kent (Traci) Scholten of Shorewood, and Jeff (Rita) Scholten of Alexandria; brother, Jay (Hennie) Scholten of Edgerton; sister, Darla (Tim) Arp of Lubbock, Texas; and six grandchildren, Hannah (Dylan), Meg, Max, Mattie, Ben, and Will.
Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Remer at a later date.