Diane Kay Hostetler

MASON CITY — Diane Kay Hostetler 61, of 805 15th Place N.E., died Saturday (Jan. 28, 2006) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1405 S. Pennsylvania Ave., with the Rev. Keith Scott officiating. A family private inurnment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City.

Visitation with the body present will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel 126 Third St. N.E. in Mason City and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

Diane Kay Hostetler was born on Aug. 21, 1944, in Mason City, the daughter of John and Wilma (Barmore) Hostetler.

Diane graduated Mason City High School. She attended Parsons College, and later North Iowa Area Community College. Diane volunteered at Mercy Medical Center and Central Catholic Daycare. She wrote articles in the Renew monthly newsletter.

Diane loved reading, socializing with her friends, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.

Diane is survived by her two daughters, Trish Johnson and fiancé, Doug Gilbertson, of Dike, and Shannon and husband, Don Edwards, of Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, Zachary Johnson, of Dike; Courtney, Alexis, and Justus Edwards, of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Judy and husband, Gerald Anderson, of Forest City.

Diane is preceded in death by her parents, John and Wilma Hostetler.

January 31, 2006 - Mason City Globe Gazette)