Diane Dae Gramenz, 66, a resident of Chillicothe, Mo., died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Hedrick Medical Center, Chillicothe, Mo.
Diane was born the daughter of John and Emily (Martin) Siems on April 11, 1946, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. They preceded her in death. She married Lyle Gramenz on Feb. 23, 1964, in Nashua, Iowa, at the Little Brown Church in the Vale. He survives of the home. They moved from Iowa to Texas, and settled in Chillicothe in the early 1970’s.
Diane worked for MidWest Quality Glove Factory for 23 years, before retiring in 1995, to become a full time homemaker. Diane enjoyed fishing, traveling, working in her yard, playing games, and spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed her family very much.
Survivors include her husband Lyle of the home; two sons, Danny Gramenz and wife Valerie, Chillicothe, Mo., and Duane Gramenz and wife Janel, Chillicothe, Mo.; one daughter, Dena Berryman and husband Lee, Aplington, Iowa; seven grandchildren, Kyle Gramenz and wife April, Steffany Gramenz, Libby Gramenz, A.J. Gramenz, Nathan Berryman and wife Holly, Jeremy Berryman, and Amber Berryman and fiancé Brandon DeMartino; five great grandchildren; and five brothers, Dean and wife Sandy Siems, Cedar Falls, Iowa, Jerry Siems and wife Sharon, Hudson, Iowa, Jim Siems and wife Rosy, Cedar Falls, Iowa, Dennis Siems and wife Sandi, Chetek, Wisconsin, and Leroy Siems, Cedar Falls, Iowa. She was also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and stepfather, George Bennett.
Celebration of Life will be held at the home of Danny and Valerie Gramenz, 902 Summit Drive, Chillicothe, MO 64601, on Thursday, April 11, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo.