MOUNT PLEASANT- Diane Caldwell, 81, of Mount Pleasant died Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Specialty Care in New London. Services are pending at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel.
Diane was born January 4, 1940, in Henry County, Iowa, the daughter of Robert J. and Verda (Trabert) Peterson. She graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1958, and continued her education at the Burlington Beauty Academy in Burlington. Diane was united in marriage to Alan Caldwell on October 7, 1961. The couple made Mount Pleasant their home for the years to come. She worked as a beautician at her own salon in Mount Pleasant. Diane had a beautiful voice and sang with the Sweet Adelines. She was often asked to sing at weddings and funerals. She was a faithful member of the Faith Lutheran Church and sang in the choir for many years.
Diane is survived by two sons, Edward (Barbara) Caldwell of Toldeo, OH, Scott Caldwell of Plano, TX; five grandchildren, Kirsten, Logan, Luke, Lauren, Weston; and a brother Gary (Sue) Peterson of Blue Grass.
Diane was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Alan.
Funeral service will be held 10:30 am, Friday, October 29, 2021, at Faith Lutheran Church, in Mount Pleasant. Pastor Mike Scudder will officiate. Burial will follow in the Forest Home Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Thursday, October 28, 2021, at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel. A memorial fund has been established for the Faith Lutheran Church.