Diane Lynne (Ganzeveld) Reed, the daughter of Curtis and Carol (Rasmussen) Ganzeveld, was born on July 27, 1961, in Clarion, Iowa. She was raised and educated in Goldfield, graduating from Goldfield High School in 1979. She then attended college at UNI in Cedar Falls. Diane began her career caring for others with a range of disabilities at Wright Opportunities (now Mosaic), she would train them for a variety of jobs and help them find employment. In 1993, she began her 26 years of hard work and dedication to Hagie Manufacturing. Diane was very fond of her “Hagie Family”.
In 1989, Diane married Brent Reed and they had two children, Logan and Miranda. The couple later divorced. She has made her home in Clarion for many years with her long-time partner, Dennis Martin.
Diane was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Goldfield.
Diane enjoyed gardening, caring for house plants, cooking and grilling – her favorite additions to any meal were bacon and cheese! She loved cats, sitting in a trout stream and camping, especially when she could schedule a trip during a “Full Moon”.
Diane loved her family and she was extremely proud of Logan and Miranda – grateful for getting to witness both of their marriages (to spouses she also adored) in the last year.
Diane passed away surrounded by her family, on Monday, July 27, 2020, after a 9 month, very brave and courageous battle with cancer, at exactly the age of 59 years. She was preceded in death by her father, Curtis Ganzeveld.
Survivors include her children, Logan Reed (Amber) of Goldfield and Miranda Meinecke (Skylar) of Ankeny; significant other, Dennis Martin of Clarion; mother, Carol Ganzeveld of Goldfield; siblings: Kathy Fletcher (John) of Goldfield, Jim Ganzeveld (Patty) of Goldfield and Judy Fratzke (John) of Jesup and numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020, 10:30 at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove.
You can watch the funeral services for Diane at this website: https://youtu.be/PvCYAqxi6tY
Visitation is Thursday, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. Burial/Graveside will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Goldfield.
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