Darla Charlene Schutz, also known as “Bubbles”, age 42, passed away at 10:40 am, Friday, February 10, 2012 at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, Mo.

Darla was born December 27, 1969 at San Bernadino, Calif. She had lived in Baxter Springs since 1986 moving from Youngstown, Ohio and California.

She worked with Home Health Care through SKILS, Columbus, Kan. Her favorite pastime was going to Mo-Kan Drag Racing, family barbeques, spending time with family and friends, and grandbabies.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Dawnya Marlene Schutz.

Surviving is her long-time companion, Danny Allen, Baxter Springs, Kan.; her mother, Emma Shoemaker, Baxter Springs, Kan.; her step-father, Vernon Shoemaker, Norton, Calif.; two sons, Michael (and Heather) Schutz, and Kevin Britt, Baxter Springs, Kan.; four daughters, Brittany Lee Britt, Houston, Texas, Kayla Misty Dawn Schutz, Arma, Kan., Sabrina Schutz and Austin Rene Foote, both in the State of Kan.; three sisters, Doris A(and Darrell) Wills, Baxter Springs, Kan., Jodie Ann Shoemaker and Christina Irene King, Miami, Okla.; and six grandchildren, Annica Michelle Schutz, Kristionna Allaiah Dalton, and Kristyn Nicole Dalton, Evan Duckett, Alex Duckett, and Ethan Durbin.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2012 at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, Kan. Pastor Jim Bowles will officiate. Burial will be in Hill Crest Cemetery, Galena, Kan.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m., Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions on behalf of the family may be made to Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS.