Tricounty News

Diane Heid, 57

Diane Heid of REM Central Lakes in Sartell died Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at the Hilltop Care Center in Watkins. She was 57.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 15, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Kimball with Fr. Tom Olson officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Anne's Catholic Cemetery.

Diane Marie Heid was born Nov. 10, 1953, in St. Cloud to the late Gerald and LaVerna (Heinen) Heid. Diane was a resident at REM group home from March 1989 until present. She participated in activities at WACOSA in Waite park and enjoyed the outdoors, shoveling snow, strolling her dolls, car rides, swings, shopping at Target, music, magazines and playing in her sandbox. Diane enjoyed the staff at REM and her REM family.

The family would like to acknowledge the staff at REM, WACOSA, and Hilltop Care Center.

Diane is survived by her 13 brothers and sisters Donald of Kimball, Roland (and Gale) of Dassel, John (and Mary Ann) of Watkins, Linda (and Ron) Plamann of Kimball, Peter of Kimball, Paul of Kimball, Mary Heid (and Dan Strohmeier) of Watkins, Marlene (and Tom) Konz of Pearl Lake, Cindy (and Steve) Geislinger of Watkins, Elaine (and Mark) Beehler of St. Cloud, Jackie Heid (and Richard Woehnker) of Elk River, Jerry Jr. of Carringto , N.D., Janet (and James) Krasowski of Minnetrista; step-mother Regina (Lust) Heid of Waite Park; six step-siblings; and many nieces and nephews.

The pallbearers will be Diane's brothers, and honorary pallbearers will be Diane's sisters. The music for the service will be provided by Frosty Schiefelbein as organist and the St. Anne's Choir. The arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Kimball.