Dianna Lee (Totten) Kohl

Dianna Lee (Totten) Kohl

Dianna Lee (Totten) Kohl


Dianna Lee (Totten) Kohl, 73, of Lisbon, Iowa, passed away on Monday, November 7, 2022, at UnityPoint St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

A visitation for Diane will be from 9-10:30 a.m. with a funeral service beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 11, 2022, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon, Iowa. Her burial will immediately follow at the Union Cemetery near the family farm. A celebration of life at Gwen’s Restaurant will follow the burial.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Larry; three daughters, Amy (Thomas) Kortemeyer, Kim Kohl, and Laurie (Jim) Rummells; five grandchildren, Kolbi Kohl, Ryan and Morgan Kortemeyer and Macie and Kohl Rummells; father, Floyd Totten; two brothers, Chuck (Linda) Totten and Bob Totten; several nieces and nephews; and numerous extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother.

Dianna Lee Totten was born April 21, 1949, in Ottumwa, Iowa to Floyd and Pat (Humble) Totten. She attended Washington High School graduating in 1967. On December 27, 1969, she married Larry Kohl. Diane earned a degree from Kirkwood Community College as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). She was fortunate to be a stay-at-home mom for several years and then went back to the profession she loved for over twenty years.

Diane was a loving wife, mom, grandma, daughter, sister, nurse and friend. Diane’s grandchildren and family were her biggest treasures. She was always there to inspire them, attend their sports and activities. Diane enjoyed traveling the world with Larry, was a voracious reader, loved watching sports including the Cubs, and was a lover of margaritas.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lisbon Fire Department or a charity of your choice.

Please share your love and support with Diane’s family on her Tribute Wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under Obituaries.

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