Darline Kae Fletcher-Land


Darline Kae Fletcher-Land
November 28, 1930 - February 28, 2012

Life long Dayton resident D. Kae Fletcher-Land, 81, passed
away February 28, 2012, at Booker Rest Home. Her funeral
service will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2012, at Hubbard-
Rogg Funeral Home, 111 South 2nd Street, Dayton. Pastor Joe
Simmons of Dayton Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Burial
will follow at Dayton City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may
be made to Dayton Alumni, or Salvation Army.

Kae was born November 28, 1930, in Dayton to Lloyd and
Margaret (Burnell) Turner. She attended local schools and was a
Dayton High School graduate. She married Russell Fletcher on
March 20, 1948, in Dayton and together they had five children. He
preceded her in death January 21, 2007. In November of 2010, Kae
and Ken Land were married in Dayton.
A homemaker, Kae enjoyed cooking, baking, painting,
crocheting blankets and gardening. She often baked and decorated
cakes for weddings and showers paying close attention to detail.
Her mother passed on to her the skill of "homemade goods",
specifically breads, rolls and canning. She expressed her love for
her family through her cooking and baking. She would often
make special french toast breakfasts and would have a specific
dinner time each night in which family would look forward to
sharing their day with her and her sharing food with them. She
was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, Pythian Sisters and Dayton
Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include her husband Ken at home in Dayton; one
daughter, Linda (Curtis) Coombs; three sons: David Fletcher,
Mike (Linda) Fletcher, Jim Fletcher; one sister Elaine McCaulley;
one brother Chuck Turner; twelve grandchildren; four great-grandchildren
plus two expecting and numerous nieces and
nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband Russell
Fletcher, one brother, George Turner, one sister, Nadine Startin,
one son, Allen Fletcher and one daughter-in-law, Mary Eggers-


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