Darci Lu Atkins

Darci Lu Atkins, 47, passed away at Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah on September 9, 2018. She was born in Fond du Lac to Douglas and Carol (Sonnenberg) Hankwitz on June 13, 1971.

Darci worked for the Canadian National Railroad.

Darci was a beautiful, caring, warm-hearted person who was the perfect mother. She enjoyed spending time with her family and children, traveling, exploring the outdoors, and kayaking. Darci was also a gentle and passionate animal lover who, along with her beloved dogs Lola and Shae, chose to work part time caring for horses. Darci was a loyal friend who was not only exceptionally fun to be around, but who would do anything for those she cared about. She was a strong and courageous woman whose generosity, compassion, positivity, and fierce sense of humor was evident to all who knew her.

Darci is survived by her children, Tonisha and Tannen Atkins; her parents, Doug and Carol; her maternal grandparents, Alfred and Lucille Sonnenberg; her paternal grandparents, Earl and Anita Hankwitz; her sister, Traci Hankwitz; her best friend, Debby Flasch; other relatives and many beloved friends including her cherished dogs, Lola and Shae.

Darci was preceded in death by her partner, Carl Serwe.

In keeping with Darci’s loving and generous spirit, it was her decision to donate her organs so that others may live.

VISITATION: Darci’s family welcomes relatives and friends for a time of visitation to Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division St., Fond du Lac, on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:45 PM.

SERVICE: A memorial service will be held following visitation on Friday, at 5:00 PM at the funeral home. Cremation has taken place.

Online condolences can be expressed at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com.