Obituaries

Obits submitted to The Gazette are published online and in the newspaper the next day. Sign up for our newsletter to get obituary headlines sent to your inbox every day. Search for obits using site search in the top right corner.

Your Email
All Newsletters
Diane Harris
  • Photo
DIANE CAROL HARRIS
Cedar Rapids

Diane Carol Harris died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, after a brief illness. Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m, Thursday at the funeral home followed by cremation.
She is survived by her husband, Buel; children, Tim (Kim) Townsend of Hurst, Texas, Michelle (John Welsh) Daniels of Cedar Rapids and Dawn (Steve) Defrense of Marion; grandchildren, Crystal, Destiney, Chante and Cherlynn; great-grandchildren, Annabell, Amara, Cruse and Landon; and sisters, Donna and Barb.
Diane Carol Dahl was born to Gilbert and Margaret (Keuhn) Dahl, on Aug. 4, 1942, in Faribault, Minn. She graduated from Faribault High School. On June 29, 1968, she married Buel Ray Harris in Rock Island, Ill. Her joy was in caring for her family, her home and in reading two chapters of the Bible daily.
She was preceded in death by her parents and eight siblings.
Memorials in Diane's name may be directed to the Shriners.

Posted on Tuesday, 5 December 2017