Diane Doris Kraling Bram, 64, of Mason City, went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 2, 2017 surrounded by loved ones at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit. Diane was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in August of 2016 and has valiantly battled the disease and won heaven. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Rhythm Church, 21 – 8th Street SE with Pastor Louie Bram officiating. Private family interment will take place in Vernon Cemetery, Renwick, Iowa. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services Wednesday at Rhythm Church. Memorials may be directed to the Diane Kraling Memorial Fund.
Diane was born Diane Doris Bram on August 27, 1952 to Louie and Patricia (Guy) Bram in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Diane graduated from Rockwell-Swaledale High School, class of 1970. Diane will leave behind a legacy of compassion. Diane worked as a registered nurse at Mercy Medical Center for 35 years.
Diane will be deeply missed by her children, Craig Pearce Jr. of Mason City, Patricia Pearce of Garner, Emily Pearce of Mason City, Molly Kraling of Joplin, Missouri, and Loretta (Zach) Campbell of Hudson, as well as her brothers, 10 grandchildren, coworkers, and friends.
Diane was preceded in death by her parents and precious daughter, Jennie Bonjour