DiAnne M. Steele, age 81, of Osage, died Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center Emergency Room in Osage.
Cremation has taken place.
Private family memorial services will be held. In Lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials are directed to the Ronald McDonald House and mailed to, Everett Steele, 925 Heritage Drive, Apt. 103, Osage, IA 50461.
DiAnne was born June 30, 1937, in Decorah, the daughter of Arthur and Mae LaDean (Cox) Lewis. She attended school in Decorah and graduated from Decorah High School. DiAnne was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Everett Steele, on May 25, 1957, in Decorah. She worked alongside Everett at their grocery store, Steele’s Super Valu, in Osage, from 1973 to 1999, and at the same time taking care of their family. DiAnne received Angel status for 50 years in Gamma Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International. She loved to read and having her family visit, so that she could make their favorite dishes. DiAnne was a very talented seamstress and made numerous outfits for herself and her daughters.
DiAnne is survived byher husband, Everett Steele of Osage; her five children, Dawn (Carl) Leonard of Osage, Deb (Chuck) Castner of Greenfield, Minnesota, Kim (Tim) Blair of Keosauqua, Dan (Sharon) Steele of Cary, Illinois, and Marc (Marti) Steele of St. Ansgar; grandchildren, Adam, Eve, Caitlin, Lucy, Nathan, Steven, Alesha, Tayler, Johann, Jackson, Sam, Maggi, Riley, Rubi, and Henry; great-grandchildren, Domonic, Noelle, Deven, Olivia, Ayden, Mason, Simon, Andrew, Shelby, Adelyn, Jace, Kynslee, Trenton, and Jacob; her sister, Sibyle Jane Subiono of Edgewood, New Mexico.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Champion – Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage (641)732-3706.