After staying home to raise their daughter Lori, Darlene started her career in insurance as working for Allstate Insurance from 1985 – 2007. In 2008 Darlene joined her husband Jerry as an Account Manager.
Darlene is married to her husband Jerry and is an active members of the Oostburg Christian Reform Church.
When not at work, Darlene enjoys keeping up with friends and volunteering for various things at her Church. She and her husband Jerry also enjoy watching their grandchildren play various sports (especially basketball), and traveling.