Darrel E. Noyes, 79

Darrel E. Noyes, a resident of Big Lake passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Nov. 16, 2012.

Funeral services were held Wed. Nov. 21, at Living Waters Church in Elk River. Interment was in Orono Cemetery, Elk River.

Darrel served with the Navy during the Korean War.

He is survived by his loving wife Norma; sons Dan and Jim Noyes; grandchildren Jerami (Amanda), Jason (Ashley) and Shanna Noyes; three great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by stepchildren Michelle Moreland, Steve (Traci) Moreland, Kathy (Mike) Schrader and Angie (Jason) Klaustermeier; nine stepgrandchildren and one stepgreat-grandchild, as well as many relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents Donald and Muriel; infant brother; sister Dorothy Noyes; daughters Cathy and Celeste.

Memorials preferred.