Diana Medgaarden, 1951-2019

Published 1:00 am Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Diana K. Medgaarden, 67, of Austin passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield.

Diana Medgaarden

Diana Kay Hoy was born Aug. 2, 1951, in Austin to Eugene and Donna (Jech) Hoy. She grew up in Austin and graduated from Austin High School with the class of 1969. Diana then went on to attend Austin Vocational Technical College.

She married Gary Medgaarden and together they had two sons, Jesse and Jacob. They were later divorced.

Email newsletter signup

Diana had several jobs over the years, including as a DOT truck inspector, Central Co-op. and at St. Mark’s Living. She enjoyed riding motorcycles, arts and crafts, gardening and loved the outdoors. Diana was also a great cook, loved listening to music and fishing with her family. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and would do anything for her boys. Diana will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her two sons, Jesse and wife, Kristin Medgaarden, of Lyle and Jacob Medgaarden of Lansing; Rick Severtson, Diana’s significant other; three grandchildren, Megan Medgaarden, Noah Medgaarden and Dawson Medgaarden; and siblings Bruce, Dale, Gale, Virginia, Laura and Jerry.

She was preceded in death by her parents Eugene and Donna Hoy; and one brother, David.

A celebration of life will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.