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Diana Jean Maxwell

1948 - 2021




Diana Jean Maxwell, 72, of Creston, passed away at home on Saturday, July 10, 2021 surrounded by the love of her family after a brief illness.

Diane was born on July 25, 1948 in Mansfield to the late John T. and Phyllis (Shuman) Kaufman and had made her home in the Creston area most of her life.  She had worked until recently at Carlisle Brake & Friction in Medina where she had 25 years of service.  Diana loved to work, play games on the computer and her lottery tickets. Her greatest enjoyment was caring for her family and she will be greatly missed.

Surviving are her daughter, Angela Penrod; 7 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Edward (Violet) Kaufman; sisters, Joyce Johnson and Carolyn (Brian) Hoagland and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Marvin Maxwell on July 12, 2006, her daughter, Valerie Boyd on May 20, 2016, her father, John Kaufman, her mother and step-father, Phyllis and Myron Neibert and a brother, Charles Kaufman.

There will be a celebration of Diana’s life held at a later date.  Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com

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Nicholas Gobora

July 17, 2021 6:00 PM

Memory Eternal!
Very nice lady!


July 12, 2021 11:50 PM

Diana was a kind and nice person who i liked talking to.
she always had a good sense of humor and she loved her family.I am so sorry for your loss i will miss running into her at circle k where she said she always had the winning ticket


July 11, 2021 10:19 PM

Teresa Stout

July 11, 2021 9:19 PM

I always enjoyed talking with Diana, she was a great friend.  So sorry for your loss.


July 11, 2021 8:41 PM

Diana had a heart of gold, she was there for anyone who needed her, and alot who didn't. She always make you laugh one way or the other, a very loving unconditional person. My prayers are with the family, and friends

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