Diane Leona Goodlow, age 54 of Brooklyn, died suddenly on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Funeral Services: 10:30 A.M. Saturday, October 25, 2014, First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, with Rev. John Reynolds, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery, Brooklyn, Iowa. Visitation: 4 to 8 P.M. Friday, October 24, 2014, Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn. Memorials may be contributed to the BGM Citizens Scholarship Fund, or the First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn.
Diane is survived by her mother, Marilyn Goodlow of Brooklyn; her siblings, Krista Humphrey of Brooklyn, Steven Goodlow (Leslie) of Albia, and Mari Lenius (Bill) of Atlanta, GA; special friends, Linda “Herky” Maschmann of Brooklyn and Karin “Cy” Winwood of Williamsburg; nieces and nephews, Joshua (Heather) Humphrey of Millersburg, Megan (Andy) Vajgrt of Williamsburg, Elza and Edison Goodlow of Albia, and Erin Diane, Emily and Reagan Lenius of Atlanta, GA; and great-niece and nephews, Rebecca, Mason, and Baby Vajgrt on the way, of Williamsburg.
Diane was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Vesta and Leona Johnston, paternal grandparents, Elza and Alice Goodlow, and a brother-in-law Larry Humphrey.
Diane Leona Goodlow was born July 7, 1960 in Grinnell, Iowa. She graduated from BGM High School with the Class of 1978, and worked as station manager of the Star Inn. She received her accounting degree in 1990 from the University of Iowa. Diane was employed with Marengo Publishing Corporation since February of 1991. She was currently the general manager of Marengo Publishing and Poweshiek Publications.
Diane was a very loyal and avid Hawkeye fan. She was president of the 5:01 Club. She also enjoyed the Chicago Cubs. Most of all Diane cherished and loved her family and friends, and spending time with them. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, the I-Club, and the University of Iowa Alumni Association.