Warsaw- Diane S. Mikesell, 65, of 19369 TR 382, died Thursday Dec. 10, 2009 at Licking Co. Memorial Hospital in Newark.
She was born June 3, 1944 in Columbus to the late John and Virginia (Price) Osborn. She graduated from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She married Wirt H. Mikesell in June 1990. She was the owner / operator of Whispering Springs Farm, where she and Wirt loved to raise boer goats and border collies. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Wirt Mikesell of Warsaw, three children; Davina Dixon of Coshocton, Chris (Melanie) Roberts of Warsaw, and Abby (Andrew) Morris of Walhonding, her grandchildren; Katelynd Latham, Evan Roberts, Cole, Josie, and Lane Morris, an expected granddaughter, her sister, April (Ed Johnson) Osborn of Phoenix, AZ, her niece and nephew, Rex and Alexandra Johnson of Phoenix, AZ, Wirt’s children; Lee Jane (Gail) Williamson and their daughter Hannah of Warsaw, and Sarah (Patrick) Mintus and their children Zachary & Claire of Aurora, IL.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John & Sarah Osborn.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 at the Perry Chapel Baptist Church, 19476 TR 380, Warsaw, OH 43844, with Rev. Monica Huntsman officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Haven of Hope, 927 Wheeling Ave., Cambridge, OH 43725-2340.