Diane Trojahn

Obituary of Diane Trojahn

A funeral service for Diane Trojahn, 82, of Milford, will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 3:00 PM at United Methodist Church in Terril. Burial will be at Memory Gardens in Spirit Lake. A visitation for Diane will be on Friday, May 6th from 5:00-7:00 PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. 

Diane Delores Trojahn, the daughter of Kenneth and Alyce (Maranell) Dingel, was born on March 31, 1940, in rural Sanborn, Iowa. Diane was raised in Ocheyedan before moving to Terril in 1952. 

On June 9, 1957, Diane was united in marriage to Orlin Trojahn at the United Methodist Church in Terril. The couple made their first home in Fostoria before moving to Milford in 1961 and then to Terril in 1970. The couple moved back to Milford in 2012. 

Throughout her life, Diane worked at Berkley’s (1965-1977) and Smith’s Mobile Homes (1977-2002). She was also self-employed in 1977 as a wedding planner which included cake decorating, floral designs, and much more. 

Diane was a member of the United Methodist Church in Terril. She also was a Square Dance caller and enjoyed crafting, ceramics, and woodworking. 

Diane passed away May 4, 2022, at Accura Healthcare in Milford.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Tamera (Doug) Frederick of Milford, Teresa Larson of Milford, Kendall Trojahn of Terril, Karen (Sam) Morris of Estherville, and Karla (Craig) Lindsey of Spirit Lake; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; extended family and friends. 

Diane was preceded in death by her husband, Orlin in 2012; her parents, Kenneth and Alyce Dingel; and her daughter-in-law, Nancy Trojahn. 

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