Diane D. Glenz

Diane D. Glenz passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2010 at the age of 54. Diane has been a resident of Boonville, MO since June of 2007.  She was born Diane Lynn McElroy in Kenton, OH on February 26, 1956.  She leaves friends in the cities of Richwood, OH; Kansas City, MO; Tampa, FL; and Roanoke, TX. 

She is survived by her husband, Tom Glenz, of Boonville, MO; son, Nicholas Dierkes, of Charlotte, NC; daughter, Jan Marie Burke, of Denver, CO; brother, Scott McElroy, of Chapel Hill, NC; and parents, Merle and Mary McElroy, of Richwood, OH. She is preceded by her sister Cathy Ann McElroy.

Memorial services will be held at Nelson Memorial United Methodist Church on Thursday, July 15, at 1:00 p.m. Diane treasured life and lived it to the fullest.  She loved the outdoors, especially hiking, biking and camping. She was a wonderful mother and wife and was overwhelmingly loved by her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Diane’s name to the Friends of the Boonslick Regional Library at 618 Main St., Boonville, MO 65233. 

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  1. Kitty Hermes on July 12, 2010 at 10:09 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.



  2. Kevin & Linda Vinson on July 12, 2010 at 10:32 am

    We are deeply saddened and have lost a wonderful friend. Our hearts go out to Tom and the rest of the family on your tragic loss.



  3. Tony & Colleen Hering on July 12, 2010 at 12:37 pm

    A tragic loss to all of us who knew and loved her. We were proud and delighted to share much laughter and many joyful bicycle rides with her. Surely she’s blazing a trail in heaven.



  4. Joe & Mary Messina on July 12, 2010 at 1:32 pm

    So enjoyed our biking times-miss you beautiful lady!



  5. Bruce & Rita Emptage on July 12, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    We are so saddened at the passing of my cousin. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Tom and the family.
    Heaven surely has a new light now.



  6. Lauren Bardwell on July 12, 2010 at 4:28 pm

    My heart aches for you and your family during this time. Your mom was such a beautiful and admirable person and she will truly be missed.



  7. Bill & Helen Price on July 12, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    We are sending our deepest sympathy to all of you and a sad loss of a wonderful neice, which was a beautiful young lady. Our hearts goes out to you Tom, Jan, Nick, and the rest of your familey.



  8. Pat and Mike Hamilton on July 12, 2010 at 7:35 pm

    Mary and Merle, you have our deepest sympathy. We are thinking of your family.



  9. barb and Bob Price on July 12, 2010 at 7:35 pm

    We were so sorry to hear about Diane’s death. Our deepest sympthay goes out to the whole family. We were very glad that she and Jan stopped to see us last year on their trip and will treasure their visit.



  10. joe & Tina Bohn on July 12, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    Tom, Jan, and Nick,

    We have many treasured memories of not just Diane, but the time we all shared together. Some of the best times we have had were spent with all of you. Diane was such a special person, we loved her very much. We wish there was more we could do to help, something we could say to help the pain of loss. Just know that you are in our prayers and that we love you and cherish your friendship.
    God Bless all of you
    Joe & Tina Bohn



  11. Charlie and Allison Rogers on July 12, 2010 at 8:27 pm

    Diane was a kind hearted, generous woman. We are blessed to have known her. Our prayers are with your family.



  12. Cheryl & Dean Dotts on July 12, 2010 at 8:56 pm

    Our sincerest regrets for the loss of a good friend and past neighbor. We will miss you. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family in their time of grief. With Love, Cheryl & Dean Dotts



  13. Dianna Fain on July 13, 2010 at 7:35 am

    Tom, I am so sorry for your loss. Diane was so full of life and a great example of the human spirit. You and the family will be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless and Keep You.



  14. Pat & Charlie Jenkins on July 13, 2010 at 10:10 am

    We are sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.



  15. Rick and Kay Watson on July 13, 2010 at 11:51 am

    Tom and family – our hearts go out to you in this very sad time. Diane was full of life and love. She will be missed.



  16. Warren & Audre Casteel on July 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm

    Tom, our thoughts are with you at this time. We treasure the time spent riding bicycles with Diane and you. We wish for you strength as you move through this trying time.



  17. Brenda Gebhardt on July 13, 2010 at 1:07 pm

    Jan, Your former co-workers at Currey Ingram Academy here in Brentwood, TN are thinking of you. May happy memories of your mom and support from all those who care help get you through this sad time. How I wish I could give you a hug right now.



  18. Kelly Rogers on July 13, 2010 at 2:50 pm

    Nick, You and your family are in the thoughts and prayers of all of your co-workers back in Charlotte.



  19. Mike and Mary Taylor on July 13, 2010 at 3:35 pm

    Tom…Please know that Mary and I are thinking of you and your family. We met Diane just once but certainly remember her as a wonderful person.
    You are in our prayers.



  20. Dorothy Martucci on July 13, 2010 at 4:07 pm

    Nick: I am very sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy to you and your family.



  21. Celeste Holt on July 13, 2010 at 10:42 pm

    Dear Jan, our sincere sympathy to you and your family at this time. With much, much love to you. Celeste and Berry Holt



  22. Bill&Beth Wood on July 14, 2010 at 8:31 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Diane’s family.She was a wonderful and caring person.



  23. Don & DAnn Hunt on July 14, 2010 at 9:32 am

    In the years we’ve known you two, you have always brought us laughter and joy, even through the trials that you have encountered in life. We will miss her, but hope to see you and share more rides together in the years to come.



  24. Don & DAnn Hunt on July 14, 2010 at 9:32 am

    In the years we’ve known you two, you have always brought us laughter and joy, even through the trials that you have encountered in life. We will miss her, but hope to see you and share more rides together in the years to come.



  25. Megan Wheeler on July 14, 2010 at 10:30 am

    Jan, I am deeply sorry for your loss. I’m thinking of your family and praying for you. Much love, Megan



  26. Debbie Higdon on July 14, 2010 at 11:38 am

    Jan, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Debbie



  27. Laura Elam on July 14, 2010 at 12:03 pm

    Scott, Neil and I area so sorry about your sister. I wish I had met her because she sounds like a wonderful woman. Wanted to let you know we are thinking about you. Laura and Neil Elam



  28. Mandy Hofmeister on July 15, 2010 at 2:07 pm

    Dear Jan, I was so deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your mother. It is just SO hard! I know in your heart she will live on forever, and the beauty that is you. Hugs, Mandy



  29. Susan Stahl on July 15, 2010 at 3:33 pm

    Dear Jan and family, I am sorry for your loss. Some changes are so hard to understand. Be well.



  30. Melanie Banks on July 22, 2010 at 7:26 am

    Dear Jan,
    So sorry to hear about your loss. I remember you talking about spending time with your mom – She sounded like a great mom and a good friend.



  31. Tammy Puyear on July 28, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    Tom, I was so sorry to hear about Diane. You are in my thoughts and prayers.



  32. Beverly Miner on July 29, 2010 at 8:18 am

    Tom – I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.



  33. Beverly Miner on July 29, 2010 at 8:18 am

    Tom – I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.



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