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Diane Joy Norstrom

Diane Joy Norstrom

Diane Joy (Stenberg) Norstrom, age 76, resident of Brainerd, died Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at Essentia - St. Joseph's Medical Center.

She was born on March 6th, 1941 in Litchfield, MN to Bernard and Louise Stenberg. Diane grew up on a farm just outside of Biscay, MN. She graduated from Glencoe High School in 1959 before continuing to Mankato State College to receive her Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics in 1964.

Diane married Doug Norstrom at St. John's United Church of Christ in Biscay, MN on August 10th, 1968.

She was an active member of the Sons of Norway and Park United Methodist Church where she volunteered for various church activities. Diane enjoyed researching her family genealogy. If she wasn't sewing or knitting, you could find her at the A to Z Yarn Shop.

Diane will be dearly missed by her two sons and daughter-in-law, Luke Norstrom of Hopkins, and Eric (Sue) Norstrom of Brainerd; grandchildren, Amber (Kendall) Hartfiel, Megan (Joe) Messer, and Daniel Vosika; and great-grandchildren, Beau, Taylor, Caiden, Kaeden, Reid, Aurelia, Natalie, Lexi, Tobi, Avery, and Nolan.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Doug; son, Kirk; parents; and brother, Dennis Stenberg.

Funeral services will be held 11:00am Friday, November 10th, 2017 at Park United Methodist Church in Brainerd with Pastor Justin Halbersma officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Burial will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery.

Arrangements with Nelson - Doran Funeral Home.