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Obituary of Diane Gohl
Diane Gohl, born as Diane Howe on September 30,1956, left this earth on April 3, 2022 to join her beloved husband, Jim Gohl in heaven.
Visitation starts at 10:00am and memorial service at 11:00am Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Living Waters Luthern Church, located at 1911 4th Ave North in Sauk Rapids, MN. Diane passed away in her current city of residence (of only 7 months) in Mesa, Arizona.
Diane was born on September 30, 1956 in Princeton, MN to Bert and Ellen (Forster) Howe. Diane graduated from Elk River High School in 1974. She married the love of her life, Jim Gohl on October 3, 1987; in Waite Park, where they raised their two children; Nathan and Niki. Diane and Jim then bought a house in Rice, MN; until Jim's unfortunate passing in 2019. In her 31 year career as a job coach, Diane worked at Opportunity Training Center/OTC, Complete Career Services and Goodwill Easter Seals. She had a positive impact on many lives while helping people with disabilities maintain their employment.
Diane loved to go hunting, fishing, and camping with Jim Gohl, her husband of 32 years and her partner of many more. Her and Jim had many groups of friends throughout the years, including deer hunting camp, volunteer group at church, and the Circle of Friends, of which she was a founding member. She will be remembered for her bohemian, hippie style and her wonderful laugh. She was always willing to help a friend and will be missed by many! Diane loved hanging out with her family, children, grandchildren and friends.
Diane is survived by her mother Ellen Howe (Forster) of Sartell, her children; Nathan (Stacey) Gohl of Rice, Niki (Kevin) White of Zimmerman, siblings; Darwin (Nancy) Howe of St. Cloud, Cherry (David) Johnson of Florida. And grandchildren; Dylan, Sullivan, Hayli, Alex, Kyle and Jesse. Diane was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, Jim Gohl and her beloved father; Bert Howe.
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