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Diane K. Griffith
November 28, 1952 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Diane K. Griffith, 71, of Mechanicsville passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at home with her family by her side.
A visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 pm on Friday, December 22, 2023 at Dawson Funeral Services in Olin. Her funeral service will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 23 at Dawson Funeral Services in Olin. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Mechanicsville.
Diane Kay was born on November 28, 1952 in Maquoketa, Iowa to Paul and Jennie (Harding) Johnson. She graduated from Maquoketa High School in 1971. On May 31, 1975 she married the love of her life Donald D. Griffith at the United Methodist Church of Maquoketa. Diane was a member of the Mechanicsville Ladies Auxiliary and the Rescue Mission in Las Vegas. Diane always had the biggest heart and volunteered with many community projects and was a foster parent to many children over the years. She was presented with many awards including, Foster Parent of the Year and Military Mother of the Year. She enjoyed hunting and fishing with her dad and playing Euchre. Also she liked to go skating and swimming. Her greatest blessing in life was her family whom she was so proud of and cherished every moment she spent with them. Her life was her family.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of over 48 years Donald, three children; Paul, Mandy and Jayme Griffith all of Mechanicsville, ten grandchildren; Tiea, Tori, Gaby (Matt), Drea, Jaycob, Savannah, Cory Jr., Donovan, Mercedes three bonus grandchildren; Jordan, Jasmine and Jaylin, several great- grandchildren with two on the way, a daughter-in-law Stacy Griffith and Diane's furry companions Bo and Bella.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brother Robert Johnson, three children; Donald Jr., Noel and Amy.
Diane’s family would like to extend a special thank you to St. Croix Hospice for the exceptional care they provided.