April 11, 2019

Diane E. Maahs, 77, of Litchfield died April 11, at Dassel Lakeside Community Home. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 22, at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral and Cremation Service and also one hour prior to the service at the church.

Diane Elaine Maahs, daughter of Walter and Laura (Rosenow) Kuehl, was born Aug 15, 1941 in Litchfield. She attended country school in Forest City and graduated from Litchfield High School in 1958. Diane was united in marriage to Willard Maahs at St. Matthews United Church of Christ in Forest City Feb. 23, 1963. She was a member of St. Matthews United Church of Christ and First Lutheran Church.

She worked as a secretary for PCA in Litchfield and later for the Meeker County REA. Diane enjoyed being active at church where she was a former president of the Church Council, a Sunday school teacher, a choir member and soloist. She loved playing the organ and piano and enjoyed gardening, baking, spending time with her family and being a homemaker on the family farm. Diane loved to spoil her grandchildren and will be remembered for her supply of sweets, treats and candy.

Diane is survived by her husband Willard of Litchfield; children, Jason Maahs, Fredrick Maahs and Kathy (Tony) Langness; grandchildren, Joshua, Nicholas, Zachary, Madeline, Stacee, Cole and Alexandra; great-grandchildren, Gracie and Braxton; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Laura; brother Walter; and sister Ruth.

Please sign the online guestbook at johnsonhagglund.com

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