She was born Aug. 21, 1940, in Warsaw to Harold and Mildred (Chapman) Derry. On Dec. 18, 1965, she married Frank Grose in Warsaw, Ind. She graduated from Warsaw High School in 1958. She was a lifetime resident of Warsaw. Diane was employed by the Warsaw Wastewater plant from 1988-1996 then in 1996-2010 she worked for Oakwood Cemetery. She was an Administrative Assistant for both departments. Diane retired in 2010. She attended Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Warsaw. She was a member of the Psi Iota Psi Sorority.
Diane is survived by her husband: Frank Grose, Warsaw; her children: Leigh Ann (Kevin) Denlinger, Alan (Tracey) Grose, Jeff (Rachel) Grose and Jill (Kevin) Bragg, all of Warsaw; a brother: Jim (Nancy) Derry, Warsaw; a sister: Christy (Kirk) Matlock, Memphis, Tenn.; a stepmother: Mary Derry, Warsaw; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A private burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery at the Cremation Gardens, Warsaw.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.