|Karen "Diane" Hilbert Anderson Hart
February 24, 1945 – June 3, 2017
|Karen “Diane” Hart, 72, died Saturday, June 3, 2017, at her home, following a sudden illness.
A Celebration of Life was held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa, with interment in the Wilcox Cemetery, Viola. Friends called from 4 until 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Goettsch Funeral Home.
Surviving are her husband John; her two children Marci (Tom Simpson) Anderson-Tucker of Solon and Chad Anderson of Iowa City; four stepchildren, Randy Hart of Anamosa, Sandy Hart of Marion, Greg (Paula) Hart of Anamosa and Kevin (Judy McLain) Hart of Cedar Rapids; five grandchildren, Cade, Alexis, Hailey, Connor and Michael; seven step-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren, a brother, Gary Hilbert, Orcutt, California, a sister-in-law, Coleen Hilbert of Hartley , and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Eddie, a sister, Betty Selken, and a sister-in-law, Mary Lynne Hilbert.
Karen Diane Hilbert was born February 24, 1945, in Sanborn. She was the daughter of Arnold and Velma (Comes) Hilbert. Diane married Don Anderson on June 19, 1968, in Ottumwa. The couple later divorced. In 1985, she went to work at Berthel Fisher and Company in Cedar Rapids. She retired as the Marketing Manager in 2005. Diane and John had been together since 1989 and married in 2004.
The couple took many wonderful trips together going to Europe, Mexico and Hawaii. Since 2009, they had wintered in Mission, Texas. Diane always enjoyed time spent with family and friends, especially time with her grandchildren. She adored her “Charlie Pup” dog.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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