DOWNEY - Della Fleetwood, a former board member with the Exchange Club of Downey, passed away at her home Jan. 7.She was born Dec. 10, 1943 in Creston, Iowa. She was raised in Lenox, Iowa and graduated from Lenox High School and later the University of Iowa. Fleetwood spent a significant portion of her life serving as a board member with the Exchange Club Family Support Center, including terms as president and vice president. She and her husband, Tom, were very active in the world of darts, and owned Triple Crown Production, producer of dart tournaments that drew competitors from around the world. After Tom's death in 2004, Della assumed his position of treasurer with the World Darts Federation. She is survived by her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dr. J. Ross and Marilyn Fleetwood of Montgomery City, Mo.; nephews, Chauncy and Stephen Fleetwood; and many cousins and friends in Iowa and Downey. She was predeceased by her husband, Tom, in April 2004 after 35 years of marriage. A memorial service will be held in Downey at a future date. Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary is handling services.
********** Published: January 15, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 39