Darlene Ballard, age 61, died April 27, 2011. Beloved wife of Gerald Lakawskas. Dearest mother of Renee (Matthew) Jakubowski and R.J. (Sheri) Ballard. Dear step-mother of Joel Lakawskas and Steven Lakawskas. Loving grandmother of Zackary, Matthew, and Avery Jakubowski and Cameron Ballard. Sister of Joyce Socia and the late John Klein. Visitation Saturday 5-9 pm and Sunday 2-9 pm at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Township. Instate Monday 10 am until time of funeral at 11 am at the funeral home. Please share a memory with the family at www.kaulfuneralhome and www.mem.com.