May 16, 2021
Diane M. Damm, 75, of Trent, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Avantara Lake Norden. Her Memorial Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2021 in the Trent Baptist Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the start of the service. Inurnment will be in the Trent Cemetery.www.kahlerfh.com
Diane Marie Graves was born on April 15, 1946 at Dell Rapids, SD, the daughter of Theron and Luella (Orcutt) Graves. She grew up on Trent and graduated from Trent High School in 1964. She then worked for the Elton Electric Company in Sioux Falls. She married Darrell Damm on July 15, 1966 at Trent. The couple lived in Rapid City until 1968 when they moved to Trent. The couple later divorced. Diane worked for Wittrock Chevrolet in Flandreau for five years and in 1987 she went to work for Dearduff Chevrolet. She was the secretary at Trent Baptist Church and worked as a tour guide at EROS Data for many years before retiring.
Diane was a member of Trent Baptist Church, Rachel Bible Study Group and volunteered many hours at Strive High School in Dell Rapids.
She is preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Doug, David and Donald.
She is survived by her three sons, Jonathan (Delain) of Trent, Matthew (Susan) of Trent, Douglas of Sioux Falls and her daughter, Dawn Johnson of Story City, IA; her 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She spent her last few years surrounded by a team of angels at Avantara Lake Norden.
Memorials may be directed to Camp Judson.