Darrel and Joyce have six children, 23 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Their children are Tim (Michelle) Lancaster of Alton, Lori (Curt) Singer of Harrisburg, S.D., Ted (Shelley) Lancaster of Crofton, Neb., Rick (Rhonda) Lancaster of Le Mars, Terry (Lisa) Lancaster of Le Mars, and Kristine (Brent) Utesch of Le Mars.
Darrel Lancaster and the former Joyce Reichle were married Jan. 28, 1961, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars.
Darrel retired from Lancaster Real Estate in December 2007 after 23 years in real estate. Prior to that Darrel ran Lancaster Garage for 25 years in Seney.
Joyce retired from Northwest Iowa Community Credit Union in December 2007 after 33 years of service.
Both are enjoying their retirement and spending time at their cabin in Santee.