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Diane Kay Zadow

September 11, 1940 - July 3, 2021
From: Spencer, IA
Diane  Kay Zadow

Diane Kay Zadow

Born: September 11, 1940
Died: July 3, 2021
Age: 80

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     Diane Kay Zadow, the daughter of Leonard and Gladys (Brekke) Martz, was born September 11, 1940 in Sioux Rapids, Iowa.  Her childhood years were spent in Sioux Rapids, where she received her education, at Sioux Rapids Consolidated Schools.  She later continued her education at Mankato Commercial College.

     She married Luther Zadow in November of 1974. Diane had lived in the communities of Spencer, Ft. Dodge and Sante Fe, NM, where she worked as a secretary and nurses’ aide for many years.  She was a member of the Faith Pentecostal Church in Spencer, where she was active in the Women’s Guild.

     She passed away at the Emmetsburg Care Center in Emmetsburg, Iowa on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at the age of 80.  Diane was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brother, Leonard Martz, Jr. and a sister, Sandra Putnam

     Diane is survived by her sister, Nancy Martz of Omaha, NE; her nephews: Jeff Long and his wife Jane of Spencer and their children: Josh, Stacie, Kyle and Crystal; Todd Long and his wife, Stacey of Solon, IA and their children: Allie, Levi, Tyler and Mikayla; her niece, Anne Martz-Dalton Cassville, MO and her sons: Trey and Trevor; her niece, Carrie and her husband, Ted Newkirk of Fort Myers, FL and their children: Maria and Brady; other relatives and friends.

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Fuenral Services will be 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Pastor Brad Wallace
Jeff Long
Jane Long
Josh Long
Anne Martz Dalton
Todd Long
Stacey Long

Kyle Long
Mikayla Long
Trey Dalton
Trevor Dalton
Maria Newkirk
Brady Newkirk
Crystal Origer
Allie Spann
Tyler Gibson
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at funeral home.
 "How Great Thou Art"
"Amazing Grace"
Lonetree Cemetery
Sioux Rapids, Iowa


Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 7:40 AM
“I'm sorry to hear about Diane passing away. I had the privlige to wash, cut and style her hair many times at Drsign Masters. She was a joy to talk with. I pray for prace and comfort for her family. ”
- Lisa Buchan
Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 7:41 AM
“It has been many years...but I lived across the road from the Martz family in Sioux Rapids (daughter of Eldon and Darlene Franzmeier). I was very sorry to hear this. ”
- Susan Schumacher
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 12:22 PM
“My deepest sympathy to Diane's family. I got to know her by delivering books to her these last several years and she was always a sweet, optimistic lady. I will miss her. Rest in peace dear lady.”
- Rita Nuebel
Monday, July 5, 2021 at 6:18 PM
“I met Diane many years ago , she rented a lot from me in everly Iowa . I was shocked to see she had passed. She was a sweet lady I will miss her . My condolences and prayers for her family . ”
- Vicky Rudd
Monday, July 5, 2021 at 6:18 PM
“Rest In Peace sweet lady! Always a wonderful neighbor who definitely made an impact on my life ❤️”
- Summer Slunecka
Monday, July 5, 2021 at 4:21 PM
“What a sweet lady. I am glad I got to know her a few yrs. ago when I helped her out in her home.”
- Phyllis Petersen
Monday, July 5, 2021 at 3:14 PM
“Sorry to see of Diane's passing. She was my Mother's neighbor at Spencer Manor. She was very nice. God bless her and the family.”
- Heidi Kirschbaum
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