Diane Lee Schmidt, age 72, of Elk River and formerly of Isanti, died June 23, 2020 in Minneapolis. A public visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Saturday, June 27th at Strike Life Tributes in CAMBRIDGE. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Oak Grove. A reception will be held at Sunrise on Englund Shores, 27821 Bayshore Drive NW, Isanti following the graveside service.
Diane Lee Schmidt was born June 4, 1948 in Duluth, Minnesota to George and Margaret (Peil) Jarvis. She was raised and attended school in Esko, graduating from Esko High School. On April 12, 1969 Diane married Gary Schmidt in Grantsburg, Wisconsin. They made their home in St. Paul. In 1974, they moved to Ramsey and in 1990, they moved to Isanti on Long Lake. Diane worked at Hoffman Engineering until retiring at age 62. On June 19, 2001 Gary passed away. Diane remained in Isanti until moving to Elk River four years ago. Her family brought her great joy. She loved spending time with family and especially watching her great-grandsons. She will be dearly missed.
Diane passed away June 23, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the age of 72 years and 19 days. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary; father, George; and brother, Wayne.
She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Jody (Marty) Goad; son, Christopher (Madonna) Schmidt; mother, Margaret; siblings, Donald (Linda) Jarvis, Robert (Tammy) Jarvis, Linda Toms, and Brenda (Mark) Toms; five grandchildren, Jeffrey (Sam), Tristan, Megan (Sam), Michaela, and McKenna; great-grandsons, Seth, Finnley and Owen; brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws, Tom (Connie) Schmidt, Linda (Ron) Radke, and Diann (Cindy) Schmidt; and by other relatives and friends.