Died October 2, 2012
Diane M. Brant, age 66, of Lanesboro, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, October 02, 2012 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll following a short and difficult battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden with Fr. Timothy Johnson of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Carroll officiating. Friends may call after 5:00 P.M. on Thursday at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden where there will be a Christian Wake Service held at 7:00 P.M.. Burial will be in the Dillavou Cemetery north of Ralston. Organist for the service will be Mary Ross. Casket bearers will be Brett Eischeid, Ryan Eischeid, and Corey Eischeid, Kent Brant, Roger Brant, and Bruce Brant. Honorary casket bearers will be Diane’s nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Born on December 19, 1945 at Carroll, Iowa, she was the daughter of George V. and Helen C. (Eich) Eischeid. She graduated from Kuemper High School in 1963. She worked several years for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company following highschool. On January 13 1968, she was married to Duane Brant at St. Augusts Catholic Church in Halbur. The couple made their home in the Glidden / Ralston area and later moved to Lanesboro. Diane has worked for Wal-Mart for the past 19 years. Throughout her lifetime she enjoyed her flower beds, sewing, and going to craft sales. She loved spending time with her family and playing card games with her nieces and nephews.
Diane is survived by her husband Duane of Lanesboro and her dog Maggie; three brothers Don Eischeid and his wife Jane of Halbur, Randy Eischeid and his wife De Ann of Halbur, Gene Eischeid and his wife Donna of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania: two sisters Shirley Eischeid and her friend Kathy Huff of Topeka, Kansas and Geri Draves and her husband Barney of Halbur; a sister-in-law Diane Eischeid of Des Moines; two brother-in-laws: Ron Brant and his wife Carol of Glidden and Phil Brant and his wife Susie of Glidden; and two sister-in-laws Marlene Remsburg and her husband Randy of Audubon and Karen Henning and her husband Otis of Prairie City, Iowa.
Diane was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers: Tom and Vern, her mother and father-in-law: Roy and Loretta Brant, and a brother-in-law Larry Brant.Information provided by: Dahn. & Woodhouse Funeral Home 907 Grant St. Scranton, Iowa 50126 712.652.3350 www.dahnandwoodhouse.com