Diane M. Dow age 68 of Rochert, MN died April 22, 2021 in her residence.
Diane Marie Dow was born March 4, 1953 in to Keith and Betty Johnson Krause. She attended Country School in Height of Land Township and later attended Frazee Schools, graduating from Frazee High School in 1971. Following high school she worked for MAHUBE and rural MN CEP in Detroit Lakes. She also owned and operated her own craft shop “The Country Store.” She then worked for Becker County in the DMV, the Treasurer’s office, and the IT Dept. She retired in 2005. On Jan. 22, 2005 she was united in marriage to Ernie Dow.
Diane enjoyed flower gardening, cutting grass, flea markets, and antiques. She also made many porcelain dolls. She also loved time spent with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Ernie; one daughter, Jessica (Jim) Keeley, of Detroit Lakes; eight grandchildren, Avery, Charlotte, Rosie, Grayson, Norah, Quinn, Willa, and Maris; one stepson, Danny Dow; one stepdaughter, Karen Gray; five step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; one brother, Roger Krause, of Rochert, MN; one sister, Sandra (Danny) Morrison, of Detroit Lakes, MN; and two nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 2nd husband, Rueben Fordahl; and one nephew Robert Krause.
Funeral Services will be on Tuesday April 27, 2021; 1:00p.m. at the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, MN. Visitation will be on Monday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the David-Donehower Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Senjen Cemetery, Rochert, MN. Arrangements have been entrusted to the West-Kjos Funeral Home of Detroit Lakes.