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Diana Lynn Webb

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May 18, 1946 - June 21, 2023


Diana Webb, age 77 of Fenton, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center. Funeral Service was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church in Fenton. Burial took place at the Fenton United Methodist Cemetery. Visitation was 4-7 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church in Fenton. Services have been entrusted to Lentz Funeral Home of Algona.

Diana Lynn Webb was born on May 18, 1946, to parents William Norland (deceased) and Doris Jennings Norland Gram (deceased) at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. She was the third child in a family of five siblings, William “Bill” Norland Jr. (deceased), Rojeanne “Cookie” Norland Westerland Monson (deceased), Donna Norland Walters and Craig Norland (deceased).

Diana was a talented student through her school years. She met Jerald Raymond Webb (deceased) as a young woman. They dated and were married on May 28, 1962, in Algona. They together started the Webb family in Iowa moving to Columbus, Ga. with her older sister Rojeanne “Cookie” Norland Westerland Monson and her husband, who was serving in the US Army at the time. Diana and Jerry welcomed their first son, Daniel Lee, on Feb. 23, 1963, and relocated to Eagle Grove. Jerry Webb worked for Umthun Trucking in Eagle Grove while Diana waitressed at various places in Eagle Grove while raising a son until moving to Beardstown, Ill. in early 1967, where Jerry took a truck driving position with Schmitt Trucking and Transportation while Diana was a homemaker and waitressed. On Oct. 11, 1967, they welcomed a second son, James Joesph, into the family before returning to Eagle Grove and making it their home.

Diana worked at a Hy-Vee deli in Eagle Grove while raising two young sons and pursued her college education attending Iowa Community College, Buena Vista College and acquiring a degree in education and counseling. She continued her college education goals at Fort Dodge in social work and child abuse education which became her passion in life helping women and children in distressed homes. After her college education was completed, she took a job with Gerrard as a traveling abuse counselor for the state of Iowa.

Diana moved to Fenton in 1988, and made that her permanent home. Diana was an avid gardener and had flowers all around her home which people often admired and asked for her advice as well as getting started with plants and flowers.

Surviving Diana Webb is her two sons, Daniel Webb and James Webb, a granddaughter Afton Webb, three great-grandchildren Brenna and Jayden Grandgeorge and Crew Casady, sister Donna (Dick) Walters, nephews and nieces Jeanna Monson Perschbacher, Johanna (Deceased) Boyle, Paula Bernard, Sam Monson, Kim Norland, David Norland, Dawn Fox, Keith Norland, Renee Richardson, Dr. Stephanie Henrickson, Philip Walters, Amber Walters and many great-nephews and great-nieces.

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