Dianne Brown


Dianne Brown, 75, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 at University Hospitals, Iowa, City.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at the Anamosa Springs of Life Church, where a visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday; and after 10 a.m. Saturday. Goettsch Funeral Home Anamosa, has taken Dianne and her family into their care. By using the “Guestbook” link, you may share your thoughts, memories and condolences with Dianne’s family.

Dianne Lynn Mysak was born May 6, 1945 at Perry. She was the daughter of Henry A. and Juanita H. Rickels, Mysak. She attended the Springville Community Schools. She married Roger D. Grassfield Aug. 14, 1961. The couple divorced in 1975. Dianne had a number of different jobs. She worked at Julin Printing in Monticello. She was a traveling salesperson for the American Tobacco Company and for the Keebler Company. Dianne was also a part-time dispatcher for Darrah’s Towing Company in Hiawatha. She married John P. Brown in 1980 in Des Moines. He would precede her in death May of 1993.

The job she did most was work on the family farm with her father. She loved animals especially horses. She and her father raised and sold registered Paint Horses for many years. She also enjoyed sewing.

Surviving is her son, Roger “Shawn” (Mary) Grassfield, Cedar Rapids; her sister Dixie (Mike) Brady, Springville and her sister-in-law, Beth Mysak, Springville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Steve Mysak.

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